Dame Louise Makin MA, PhD, MBA, DBE
Dr. Dame Louise Makin, MA, PhD (Cantab), MBA, DBE, joined BTG as Chief Executive Officer in October 2004 and has led the transformation of BTG from an IP commercialisation business into an international specialist healthcare company. Dame Louise is a Non-Executive Director of Intertek Group plc and a Trustee of the Outward Bound Trust.
Previously, from 2001, Dame Louise was President, Biopharmaceuticals Europe of Baxter Healthcare, where she was responsible for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Louise joined Baxter Healthcare in 2000 as Vice President, Strategy & Business Development Europe. Before joining Baxter, she was Director of Global Ceramics at English China Clay and prior to that she held a variety of roles at ICI between 1985 and 1998. Dame Louise was also a Non-Executive Director of Premier Foods plc, between 2006-2012.