Our Leadership Team

Nicola Wallis

PhD, Senior Vice President, Biology

Nicola Wallis is Senior Vice President Biology and joined Astex from GSK in 2001. She has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in both oncology and anti-infective therapeutic areas and has published over 90 papers and patents. She received her degree in Chemistry and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, UK. After a Postdoctoral position at the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France she moved to industry, working for SmithKline Beecham (later GSK), at both UK and US sites, before joining Astex.