Graham LeaskMBA, PhD
Graham Leask is a member of the Economics and Strategy group at Aston University in Birmingham. Originally trained as a Zoologist, Graham studied statistics and experimental design at Imperial College, London, before joining ICI as a research scientist.
Graham joined the Pharmaceutical Industry in 1982 where he spent 20 years in sales and marketing during which time he was head of the Pharmaceuticals division for Roche UK and Strategic Planning Director for Astra Pharmaceuticals; gaining practical working experience in the world’s major pharmaceutical markets, including the US and Japan. This experience led to an interest in healthcare reform, a subject on which he has published a number of articles and booklets.
Graham gained his PhD in “Competitive Strategy in the Pharmaceutical Industry” from Cranfield University. Graham’s main research interests centre upon strategic groups and how to measure strategy, primarily within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries.