About Us

Bionow was established in 2011 to support business growth, competitiveness and innovation within the biomedical and life sciences sectors. We are continuing to grow and develop our offering, in order to provide our members with a platform to succeed in a competitive business landscape.

The team at Bionow is committed to helping our members thrive, bringing the life sciences community together. 


Geoff Davison

Stella James
Executive Director Business Development

Jesse Gray
Events Manager

David Holmes
Membership Manager

Nick Fry
Financial Controller

Diane Cresswell
Executive Director and Special Projects Manager

Mark Hollingworth
Consultant Finance Director

Will Burton
Business Development Assistant

Strategic Advisory Board

The Bionow strategic advisory board is composed of senior individuals from across the North of England representing a cross-section of our membership and the sector as a whole. The advisory board advises Bionow offering sector relevant strategic advice and guidance.

Details and affiliations of current Advisory Board members can be found here.

Bionow Board

The Bionow Board is:

  • John Stageman, CBE, OBE, Chairman
  • Emma Banks
  • Martino Picardo
  • Mark Hollingworth
  • Diane Cresswell
  • Geoff Davison
  • Stella James

Get In Touch

Where you can find us

Bionow have a presence right across the North of England, with offices at Sci-Tech Daresbury, Alderley Park, Newcastle and Manchester. 

The Bionow team are always happy to meet members and potential members at any location so please contact team members directly or email info@bionow.co.uk and a member of the team will respond back to you. 

Head Office

The Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences Ltd trading as Bionow
Manchester Science Park
M15 6JJ
Telephone: 07714 168 020
Email: info@bionow.co.uk

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