tim derrington.

Leadership Team

Tim founded Scymaris in 2016 and has previously held a number of leadership roles in contract research businesses over the past 30 years. He has international, operational and business development experience developing and growing science and technology companies in the life sciences marketplace.

He has previously held positions as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and General Management roles. Previously he has also served as Senior Vice President Corporate Development with Quintiles Transnational Corp, Chief Operating Officer Quintiles Laboratories Worldwide and Administrative Director – Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic.

Tim’s early career was spent working for Shell UK Ventures commercializing internally generated R&D initiatives.  He graduated from Seale Hayne College in 1986 with a degree in Agricultural Management and in 1989 completed an MBA from Henley Management College, (University of Reading), Oxfordshire, England.