People

A core team of Partners head Alacrita’s worldwide network of more than 350 life-sciences experts and senior consultants. All have a proven record and typically more than 25 years of experience in industry. It is a formidable resource, and from it we handpick the individuals who will deliver your success.

  • Anthony Walker
    Anthony Walker
    PhD, FRSB
    PhD, FRSB
    Managing Partner
    Managing Partner
    Anthony leverages 12 years of building and managing a biotechnology company together with more than 18 years as a management consultant to the pharma and biotechnology industries.
  • Rob Johnson
    Rob Johnson
    BSc
    BSc
    Managing Partner
    Managing Partner
    Rob co-founded Alacrita in 2009 and opened Alacrita’s US office in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2012. He provides business development, valuation and licensing support to biotech and pharma companies.
  • Simon Turner
    Simon Turner
    PhD, FRSC
    PhD, FRSC
    Managing Partner
    Managing Partner
    Simon has more than two decades of experience managing and advising on strategic and product development issues.
  • Anna Casse Managing Partner BSc, MBA
    Anna Casse
    Anna Casse
    BSc, MBA
    BSc, MBA
    Managing Partner
    Managing Partner
    Anna has launched 13 products in oncology and rare diseases. She had direct P&L responsibility for global, European and individual country businesses. She built a successful European biotech business for a US-based company from scratch. Anna is responsible for Alacrita AG in Zug, Switzerland.
  • Stuart Hendry
    Stuart Hendry
    PhD
    PhD
    Partner
    Partner
    Stuart has significant experience of the life science and medical device industries, with 25 years of global work experience in the USA, Europe, Japan, China and Australasia.
  • William (Bill) Slichenmyer
    William (Bill) Slichenmyer
    MD, ScM
    MD, ScM
    Partner
    Partner
    Bill is a clinical drug developer and medical oncologist with more than 20 years’ experience in the biopharma industry.
  • Colin G. Miller
    Colin G. Miller
    PhD, FIPEM, CSci
    PhD, FIPEM, CSci
    Partner
    Partner
    Colin is a recognized expert in medical imaging. He has spent much of his recent career providing consultancy to biotech and pharma companies developing novel pharmaceuticals.
  • Edward Garmey
    Edward Garmey
    MD
    MD
    Partner
    Partner
    Edward is a senior oncology drug development consultant based in Cambridge, MA.
  • Christine McCarthy
    Christine McCarthy
    MD
    MD
    Associate Partner
    Associate Partner
    Christine is a clinical drug developer with more than 25 years of experience in large pharma companies.

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