Nick Gardiner

Chief Operations Officer, BioIndustry Association

Nick joined the BIA as COO in October 2014, bringing with him extensive industry and not-for-profit management experience. Nick is responsible for overseeing the BIA’s operations, with specific responsibility for financial systems, office management, governance issues and human resources.

Prior to his current role he ran the Clinical Laboratory Division of Lab21. This involved providing specialist laboratory services to the healthcare, pharmaceutical and clinical trials markets. He also has extensive experience of diagnostic testing within the HIV and HCV disease areas. This was gained through being a member of the senior management team and building Delphic Diagnostics into a one-stop-shop for NHS clinicians, enabling more effective patient monitoring and subsequent treatment options in these diseases.

Nick also has extensive management experience within the not-for-profit sector, working for a trade body representing and building the profile of the business communication industry.