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Alexander Hewitson

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Alex Hewitson is our Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief of Staff, where he has global oversight of our operations footprint and our human resources function.

Prior to joining Alchemab, Alex held several senior leadership roles within AstraZeneca where he was most recently Head of Operations, ensuring business operations were maintained during the company‚Äôs transitional move to Cambridge, leading the business operational activities during the pandemic, and setting operational strategy.   

Prior to joining AstraZeneca, Alex was Programme Director and Head of Campus Delivery Programme for the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) where he led the delivery of the UKs National Capability Asset in the form of the high containment laboratories at The Pirbright Institute, and development of the UK Research and Innovation Campuses, through the delivery of key specialist national assets across the BBSRC Estate Portfolio.

Alex is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Surveyor, and is a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Babraham Research Campus in Cambridge.