Business & Operations

Eleanor Courtman-Stock 

Financial Controller

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Eleanor qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001 after graduating in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. After working as an Audit Manager in Deloitte, Eleanor took a career break to raise her family before becoming Financial Controller for an executive search and selection company. She joined Aptamer Group in April 2018 and is responsible for the day to day financial management of the Group including reporting to the Board on matters of financial performance and control.

Katie Lockwood

Katie Lockwood

Operations Manager

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Katie has a B.A. (Hons) in Business Management from Leeds Metropolitan University. Since completing her degree Katie has gained experience in various Operations, Sales and Marketing roles. Katie joined Aptamer Group in 2014 as Business Administrator and is now running the operations department as Operations Manager.  A key project Katie has worked on is helping secure Aptamer Groups series A funding round alongside Dr Arron Tolley (CEO). Katie has a wealth of experience in company administration and is focused on the smooth running of the companies.

Sales and Marketing Executive

Joel Sutcliffe

Business Development  Executive

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Joel holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry from Sheffield Hallam University during which he did a one year work placement at a top medical diagnostics company in Germany. Whilst on placement he worked to develop a microarray test kit for STIs.

Since finishing his degree Joel has worked in a number of roles to develop his communication and customer engagement skills. At Aptamer Group he is responsible for ensuring that customer communications are relevant and timely, particularly responses to new project enquiries.

Chris Taylor

Business Development Executive

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Chris graduated from the University of York with a degree in Biology. Since finishing university, Chris has gained experienced as a sales professional across a variety of industries. Chris is also a lover of basketball and the gym.

Recently Chris has been working for a recruitment company with a focus in the life science sector where he built a good understanding of companies and their needs. At Aptamer Group he is responsible for working with customers and developing new business.