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Cliff Preston MA, DPhil, MSc

Strategic Planning Analyst, Associate

Port of Dover, Phetairos, United Kingdom

Cliff has 30 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, initially as a clinical researcher in MSDRL and Glaxo Wellcome, followed by terms as a Decision Scientist at GSK and as Director/ team Leader in the Portfolio & Decision Analysis Group at Pfizer. He has experience helping project teams make development decisions, and guiding budget holders and governance in allocating their scare budget and resource across a portfolio of opportunities.

Cliff is skilled at modelling business problems, both at a strategic and operational level. In 2011 he completed a MSc in Management Science at the University of Kent; his thesis was on R&D portfolio allocation modelling. His doctorate was in the field of physiological psychology.

Cliff is an associate with Phetairos’ Project and Portfolio Management practice.

Graham Finch

Graham Finch BSc BEng MSc

Associate and Practice Lead

Phetairos, United Kingdom

After an early career in engineering Graham completed a higher degree in Operation Research and pursued a new path in the pharmaceutical industry applying decision science methods within the research, development and commercial areas. Now with 20 years’ experience Graham supports pharmaceutical and biotech groups as well as the not-for-profit sector

Graham has specialist skills in project and portfolio planning and strategy, forecasting, commercial analysis, valuation, licensing and acquisition, business case and funding proposal development. Graham has supported the growth and change of biotechs, commercial pharma groups and not-for-profit organizations.

Graham leads Phetairos’ Product Optimisation, Evaluation and Maximisation (POEM) practice and is an associate of the Project and Portfolio Management practice.