About us

NPD Consultants was established and incorporated in 2013 to serve the life sciences, medical device industry and their suppliers with the aim to  offer experienced support during times of increased activity.  Our small friendly team offers an experienced, practical, hands-on approach to your  needs. Based in York, North Yorkshire, we have excellent transport links allowing us to cover the whole of the UK and mainland Europe.  NPD Consultants hold a corporate membership to Medilink Yorkshire.


With an Executive MBA, a PhD in  Molecular Biology and a background in  the medical device industry, Martin  combines business skills and scientific  understanding to offer a comprehensive  and balanced perspective to your  requirements.  He has a proven history  of building relationships through  confident and credible communication built on detailed evidence based clinical, scientific and economic market drivers.  During his  8 years at Smith & Nephew Martin developed a deep  understanding of product commercialisation and built a wealth of  knowledge in business development, innovation, research &  development, clinical strategy and medical affairs.  Prior to Smith &  Nephew, a successful academic career at the University of Sussex and  the Babraham Institute, Cambridge provided a springboard into  business with a role as Head of Molecular Biology at PPL Therapeutics.


Karen holds a BSc (Hons) in  Science and Technology and a diploma in  Managing Medical Product Innovation.  She has over 16 years experience within  the medical device industry working  predominantly within new product  development, global project  management and commercialisation. She  has a proven ability to undertake thorough analysis, planning and  execution of agreed deliverables.    As an experienced professional, Karen held a number of positions of  increasing responsibility within several Smith & Nephew Global  Business Units before gaining her introduction to consultancy trading as NPD Services where she sucessfully delivered project management  consultancy to a number of large medical device companies and  general consultancy to smaller organisations.  
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