Geoff Potter

Appointed Trustee – April 2018


Geoff brings to the Board a wealth of expertise in corporate communications. He ran the global corporate communications function at Glaxo/Glaxo Wellcome and GSK from 1978 to 2001. His role involved managing relationships between one of Britain's major science-based companies and its key audiences. Science communications and science policy were within his department's remit as well as sponsorship of the Ri CHRISTMAS LECTURES and the Glaxo /ABSW Science Writers' Awards.

He is currently a Senior Partner with City based Instinctif Partners as a consultant and has advised Imperial College London, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Brunel University and UK Stem Cell Foundation. He has extensive Board and committee experience as a Council member of the University of Leeds and The School of Pharmacy, University of London, and as a Trustee of Opera North.

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