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Keith Rowland

A former Sales & Marketing Manager for the Surgery Division of Cook Medical

Keith Rowland

Since 2017, Keith has taught the CIM Diploma Marketing (and Digital) Strategy module, most recently with Cambridge Marketing College. He is a tutor for the Postgraduate course and for the Level 6 Marketing Apprentices.


A former Sales & Marketing Manager for the Surgery Division of Cook Medical, Keith has 32 years of experience in the Medical Device Industry. From 2001-2016 he ran a team of 20 in direct sales and provided training and support to distributors throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Prior to that, he was the UK Head of Sales & Marketing and Product Manager in Urology at Cook (UK). He is an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Surgeons.


Keith is a Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. As Chairman of the Medical Marketing Group until 2015, he organized educational events for the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. He served as Chairman of the Sector Interest Group board and on the Membership & Profession Advisory Group of the CIM.


He is a Liveryman and Court Assistant of the Worshipful Company of Marketors, and a Freeman of the City of London. Keith is currently Chairman of Membership and Fellowship.


He volunteers for the Campaign for Real Ale and sits on the Marketing & Communications Committee.

Keith Rowland

We work with more than 200 leading Life Sciences companies including:

Working with Life Science Access Academy, our company love the variety of the many courses that are on offer. The hour long courses on specific subjects are really useful on Friday lunchtimes for our field teams and gain a lot of interest.

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Marsha Gray, Training Specialist

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

We have been partnered with LSAA for several years now which has enabled our team members to develop their competencies and capabilities.

With over 700 learning modules, regular webinars on highly relevant topics across the UK, the opportunity to engage with expert speakers after events and regular blogs and newsletters, the platform is a highly valued resource at Ferring.

The team also provides regular usage statistics so we can understand the hot topics in Ferring and enable colleagues to share knowledge and experience with each other.

Paul Runeckles, Director of Execution Excellence


Frontier Medical has fully implemented, Life Science Access Academy allowing Sales and Marketing to utilise the system. Maximising on line learning for all remote staff stimulates a culture of self-development giving individuals the accountability and responsibility to broaden their skills set.

Life Science Access Academy training is topical and a good fit for the faced paced healthcare market.

Simon Warden, National Sales Manager

Frontier Medical Group

I have found the training via the Life Science Access Academy to be excellent and I know many of my colleagues have as well.

The content is always kept up to date and there is huge and interesting variety of topics covered. The site is curated in a way that makes it clear and easy to navigate. Also, the staff at Life Science access Academy are friendly and responsive and all the experts are always knowledgeable in their areas.

Richard Edmonds

Gedeon Richter Women's Health

The variety and relevancy of content brings value to many different roles across the healthcare industry.

I have also been overwhelmed by the way the Life Science Access Academy team have accommodated our own business needs, being sensitive yet responsive to helping us since its formation.

Robb Sayers, UK Capability Lead

ViiV Healthcare