Antony Appleyard


Technical Director Regulatory

Antony is responsible for the development stage regulatory client programmes at Diamond and he has contributed to building a multidisciplinary team to meet the diverse needs of Diamond’s client base. He has over 20 years of experience in research, development and manufacturing. Prior to joining Diamond, Antony was Associate Director of Natural Products Chemistry at Novacta Biosystems and Cantab Biopharmaceuticals where he also held the development positions of CMC Lead and Head of Analysis for antibacterial programmes. Preceding Novacta, he was responsible for the technical transfer of MAb processes between US and UK sites at a subsidiary of Abbott Laboratories. He was awarded a degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Leeds, and carried out post-doctoral research in the Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge.
Antony is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Chartered Chemist and a member of TOPRA.