Our team comprises medical writers and other scientists with industry, academic and commercial experience. This allows us to offer complementary skills to cover high science, commercial and regulatory writing projects. Our team is enhanced by physicians with a minimum of 8 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical industry as well as clinical scientists, clinical operations and project managers.
DR JAMES SAWYER MFPM
James is a physician on the UK specialist register for Pharmaceutical Medicine. Following a clinical career in general medicine and anaesthetics, James moved to the pharmaceutical industry in 1993 and held global clinical and commercial roles in major companies including Sanofi, AstraZeneca and Roche. James’s clinical development experience spans all phases of clinical research.
He has driven regulatory interactions for many compounds and is the author of several expert reports filed at European and North American Agencies.
James has published widely across a variety of therapeutic areas including migraine, bone metabolism, asthma and HIV. Since founding Prism in 2001, James has acted as a consultant to more than 30 companies.
JAMIE ASHMAN PHD
Jamie comes from an academic background and has over 10 years experience in cancer research. After completing a PhD in cancer genetics at the University of Hull, UK, Jamie spent several years working as a post-doctoral research assistant before eventually taking up a lectureship in Oncology at the Advanced Medical and Dental Institute in Penang, Malaysia.
Jamie joined Prism as a Medical Writer in 2007 and was initially based at the head office in Nantwich. He moved out to Switzerland in 2009 to help establish the Prism office in Basel. During his time at Prism, Jamie has been the editorial lead on a number of accounts and has experience of a number of therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiovascular disease, neurology, infectious diseases and sexual medicine. Jamie also has extensive experience working with clients from a diagnostics background. He currently leads the Editorial Team at Prism and is responsible for ensuring the scientific and editorial excellence of all our work.
Claire is an ACA trained accountant. She joined Prism in early 2013 having previously worked in accountancy practice for several years and then another SME in the service sector prior to a short career break with her young family. Claire is responsible for all aspects of the financial control of Prism’s activities in the UK and Switzerland.