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Find out more about our partnering teams and the right person to contact.

Organisational structure

Our business development and partnering teams are embedded within our R&D and portfolio strategy units. This allows us to combine our scientific and commercial insight with our business development expertise to create the right partnerships that offer greatest value for us, for our partners and for patients.


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Biotech units

Early-stage opportunities up to, and including, Phase 1

Our biotech partnering teams are focused on sourcing early-stage opportunities that are a strategic fit with our therapy area portfolio and innovative scientific capabilities. Designed to improve innovation and accelerate decision-making, we have created autonomous biotech units for both small molecules (Innovative Medicines and Early Development – IMED) and biologics (MedImmune) research. These research units are focused on pioneering science that will have a transformational impact on health outcomes for patients.


  • Business Development Leadership

  • Oncology

  • Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism

  • Respiratory, Inflammation & Autoimmunity

  • Discovery Technologies; Neuroscience

  • External Collaborations

  • Out-licensing/ Spin-outs


  • Respiratory

  • Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism

  • Oncology

  • Oncology and Technology

  • Respiratory and Digital Health

  • Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Technology

Mid- to late-stage and commercial, Phase 2 & beyond

Small molecules and biologics

Search & Evaluation

Our specialist Search & Evaluation colleagues are embedded within our Therapy Area teams, and are supported by dedicated deal-making and corporate development centres of excellence.

Business Development Operations

Our Business Development Operations team provides world-class capabilities in due diligence and creative deal-making, including personalised healthcare and alliance and integration management.

Corporate Development

Our Corporate Development team sets the long-term direction of the company to maintain our financial and commercial competitiveness, including transformational M&A, global opportunities in new areas of business, and geographic opportunities in key markets or regions.