Gus Lusack

Mr. Augustus Lusack, Head of Pathology, Northampton General Hospital.

With over 30 years’ in Pathology, Gus has 17 years’ experience in the NHS and 14 years in the private sector - working with the Medical Research Council and HCA Healthcare Internationally and St Bartholomew’s Hospital and Northampton General in the UK. His wealth of expertise encompasses Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma capabilities, a Masters in Immunology from Kings College, London and an MBA from University of Birmingham Business School.  Today Gus is a recognised international speaker with engagements in Sweden, France, Germany Barcelona and the UK.


Dr Timothy Cross

Dr Tim Cross, EMEA Regional Marketing Manager - HPLC , Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Tim obtained a BSc in Biological Sciences and an MSc and PhD in Immunology, all from the University of Birmingham. This was followed by a spell as an R&D Scientist at Amersham Pharmacia Biotech working on protein biochemistry related projects. Tim then moved from the bench in to various product marketing and marketing management roles for Bio-Rad Laboratories within Europe where he managed, promoted and supported customer applications, predominantly the protein technologies portfolio. Tim is currently the EMEA Regional Marketing Manager for HPLC at Thermo Fisher Scientific where his focus is HPLC/UHPLC technology as well as liquid chromatography applications across a broad range of markets.

Andy Evans

Andy Evans, Director, Green Light Laboratories

For the last decade Andy has been looking at lab equipment and how it can you save your organisation money. Now the Director of Green Light Laboratories Ltd an independent consultancy, he has worked for a large number of institutions including the Universities of Oxford, Edinburgh, Warwick, Leeds and Strathclyde. Assisting them in identifying ways to make short term and long term savings through procurement, training, best practice, policy and replacement. Andy is working on a number of long term equipment projects will impact the way labs are operated in the coming years.


Adam Rutherford

Dr Adam Rutherford, Keynote Speaker

Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster.On radio, he is the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s flagship science programme, Inside Science, as well as many documentaries, on the inheritance of intelligence, on MMR and autism, human evolution, astronomy and art, science and cinema, scientific fraud, and the evolution of sex.