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Employer Advisory Group

The Employer Advisory Group (EAG) provides an interface between employers and the Royal Society of Biology to:

  • provide a mechanism whereby employers can bring their views and concerns to the attention of the Society's Council for wider debate and future action
  • provide a vehicle to facilitate employer engagement to contribute to consultations and influence the Society's policy activities
  • advise the Royal Society of Biology and have an input on important policy issues, for example feeding directly into degree accreditation
  • establish and facilitate a network of employers of professional biologists

The group is chaired by Dr Yvonne Armitage and the members of the EAG are:

  • Yvonne Armitage, Knowledge Transfer Network
  • Michael Graz, Biophys Ltd
  • Bryan Hanley, Knowledge Transfer Network
  • Andrew Croydon, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
  • Kate Barclay, Kate Barclay Consulting Limited
  • Stephen Palmer, Centre for Stress Management
  • Molly Price-Jones, Tybio Ltd
  • Steve Setford, LifeScan
  • Duncan Wynn, GE Healthcare
  • Christopher Stanley, CellCap Technologies Ltd


Rosie Wakeham (Senior Professional Development Officer)
Cara Froggatt (Training and Registers Officer)

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