21 June 2013, London: College Hill Life Sciences is pleased to congratulate Andrew Clark from The Times of London for winning the 2013 award for the “Mediscience Commentator of the Year” at the European Mediscience Awards on 20th June 2013 in recognition of his clear and concise commentary on the Life Sciences Sector.
The accolade for “Mediscience Commentator of the Year” was sponsored by College Hill Life Sciences; this is the 5th year that it has been sponsors of the event. This award is a recent addition to the event, since 2009, and can be awarded to an analyst, a journalist, a columnist, a research house, a specialist website or a team that is dedicated to providing sharp, perceptive and penetrating commentary about the sector. Past winners include the teams at BioCentury, EP Vantage and The Times.
Andrew Clark, Deputy Business Editor at The Times, has previously worked at The Observer, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Sunday Business and the Sydney Morning Herald, and is particularly interested in the pharmaceutical sector as well as transport, consumer goods and US businesses. The Times previously won the award in 2009 when it went to Nick Hasell.
“Good communications is vital for any industry, none more so than the life science industry, where investment horizons are long and clear expectations management strongly influences investor sentiment” said Sue Charles, Managing Partner, College Hill Life Sciences.
“Having high quality commentators with a deep understanding and interest in the sector is important, and we are pleased that Andrew Clark has been recognised in this way” she added.
As sponsor, College Hill hosted a table at the Mediscience Awards dinner which was held on 20 June at the London Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane. College Hill clients Clinigen Group plc, Imperial Innovations plc and Oxford Gene Technology Ltd were each shortlisted for awards in the categories of Transaction of the Year, Most Significant Contribution to the Mediscience sector and Emerging Star respectively.
To see the full list of finalists and winners, click here.
Melanie Toyne-Sewell, Partner at College Hill and Head of Financial Communications, Life Sciences is part of the judging panel for the awards.
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Melanie Toyne-SewellManaging Partner