Marcus Benton BSc, MSc Quality, MBA

Marcus is an MBA-qualified quality assurance professional with extensive knowledge and 28 years of GLP/GCP expertise in quality management systems in the research, manufacturing and pharmacovigilance sectors of the pharmaceutical industry in Europe, Asia and the US.

He has worked for contract research organisations and pharmaceutical companies and is often able to see issues and hence create solutions, from many angles. He is a Fellow of The Research Quality Association and has implemented 7 Quality Management Systems and audited many more. He has hosted more than 12 Department of Health inspections. He is regularly invited to present at international conferences, round tables, UK and French university postgraduate courses on GLP/GCP, validation of computer systems, quality assurance tools and risk-based-quality where his laconic style is much appreciated. He has hands-on laboratory experience in developing methods for cryopreserving cells and tissues in the US and the UK.