Dr Forster joined Immunocore as Chief Executive Officer in January 2015. He has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Creabilis from 2010. Prior to that he was Chief Executive Officer of US biotechnology company, Solace Pharmaceuticals Inc. Other previous roles include Head of EU Development and Operations for the EU and Asia at Pfizer. Eliot is currently Chairman of the MedCity project that promotes the Life Sciences in the “Golden Triangle”. He is an Honorary Visiting Professor of the Pharmacology and Physiology Department at the University of Liverpool and is a Board member of OSCHR (Office for Strategic Coordination of Health Research). He holds a PhD in neurophysiology from University of Liverpool and an MBA from Henley Management College.