Our people

Meet The Team

Meet the team

A team of professionals dedicated to providing the best client value

Here at Woodley BioReg, we only work with the best people. Our teams, from administration and support staff through to our senior consultants, work with one goal in mind – to provide an exemplary service and the absolute best regulatory and quality advice to our clients.

From all walks of life and from across the globe, our colleagues have the know-how, experience, and drive to add stellar value to client projects. And we couldn’t be prouder of them.

Meet the team

UK headquarters team

Principal consultant

Ash Ramzan, PhD FTOPRA

With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, Ash has a wealth of knowledge that is unrivalled. Specialising in biopharmaceuticals, he is a fellow of TOPRA and a member of the British Pharmacopeia Working Party on biosimilars.

CMC quality consultant

Michelle Hirst, BSc (Hons)

Attention to detail and a deep foundation in chemistry make Michelle a fantastic quality consultant. Responsible for the maintenance of Woodley BioReg’s own GMP licence, as well as the licence of many clients, Michelle is our go-to quality person.

Senior consultant, devices and diagnostics

Bryan Lister, MBA MTOPRA

With vast experience and a long and interesting career in the devices industry, Bryan specialises in medical devices and IVDs, as well as having a deep interest in human tissue. His regulatory knowledge in the devices arena is unparalleled.

Office manager

Joanne Priestley

Part of the glue that holds the business together, Jo is responsible for the smooth day-to-day operations of our growing, global consultancy. Her ability to organise across a range of internal and external projects adds real value.

Programme director

Michael Li, BEng MSc IOSH

An experienced project manager, Michael is able to co-ordinate project teams worldwide seamlessly – providing the best experience for both our clients and consultants alike. Dedicated and indefatigable, Michael always delivers on time and within budget.

Project administrator

Louise Cotton

Enthusiastic and industrious, Louise’s support means that our clients’ projects run without a hitch, enabling our consultants to focus on providing the highest-quality advice. Louise is an integral part of the Woodley BioReg team.

Business development manager

Neil Beaumont

Neil’s career, spanning decades, means that he is industry savvy — enabling him to identify the challenges a potential client is facing before they know it themselves, and advise on what WBR services can provide to find the best solution.

Marketing Manager

Kirstie Wilson, BA (Hons) DipIDM

With both in-house and agency experience, Kirstie is a well-rounded communications professional, specialising in technical B2B messaging — allowing her to accurately convey the services Woodley BioReg offers to the right audience.


Alison Moore, BA (Hons)

Diligent and vigorous in her work, Alison helps to keep the cogs of Woodley BioReg turning by working with both colleagues and clients alike on all aspects of finance within the business.

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