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Timothy Kneen

Director - Cognomie

Timothy Kneen

Tim has wide experience in Healthcare and has worked in the Pharmaceutical industry for over 25 years in many different business roles.

Tim has successfully driven transformation, change initiatives, and building business expansion across many diverse environments from China, Russia, Africa, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and European regions. He has built insight and experience in building and leading in challenging, volatile, innovative, and complex markets and situations. Building strategic insight, driving projects forward, and advancing business through successful execution. Tim has built a unique insight and knowledge of leading and developing large, complex teams, building individual engagement and performance, and having acquired experience across many challenging leadership roles.

Most recently Tim has been Chief Commercial Officer leading global commercial operations for Theramex – a private equity-led new company, with responsibility for building and establishing commercial operations while running the business transformation process. Tim worked for Merck KGaA in leadership roles across many geographies. Tim had responsibility for European business as Executive President for the Europe & Canada Region, based in Germany, leading the regional platform team and all the country operations for the entire Pharma business. Prior to this, he was Regional President for the Asia Pacific region with Regional HQ in Singapore, having responsibility for all countries in the Asia Pacific region. Before this, Vice President for the Intercontinental region based in Geneva, having responsibility for Russia, the Middle East, and African territories. This was preceded by a role as General Manager and Managing Director for the Middle East business.

Tim is originally from the UK, where he earned his first degree at Birmingham University as a Biologist. He then joined the Pharma industry in the UK and worked as Medical Rep, then into Sales Management and Marketing leading the UK Merck organization. Tim completed his MBA through Ashridge Business School and then the international career followed which has created the wealth of experience, business insight, and learning that Tim is able to share.

Cognome has been created to provide the development, progression, engagement, and results for individuals and collective organizations. We want to make a difference for every individual, and their team in building a Foundation of Mental Fitness as a core value with everyone we work with.v

Timothy Kneen

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.

Life Science Access Academy are also super flexible and helpful when it comes to tailoring some additional sessions to our needs.

Marsha Gray, Training Specialist

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

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