Meet our Leadership Team
Get to know our experienced team
Leah Heathman BSc MTOPRA
Founder and Managing Director
Prior to founding Fusion Pharma in 2013, Leah held senior regulatory roles at several pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer, Abbott, Mylan and Patheon.
Dr Lorraine Marsh (PhD) BSc PGCert FTOPRA
Head of Scientific Affairs
Dr Lorraine Marsh is a highly experienced consultant with nearly 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry – in both brand leader and generics environments and in the Human Medicines and Veterinary Medicines arenas. She has a passion for learning and sharing her considerable knowledge and has a “right first time attitude” with an incredible eye for detail. Her enthusiasm for her profession is catching and she is a positive and engaging person who enjoys a challenge!
Lorraine was awarded a PhD in pharmaceutics in collaboration with Reckitt Benckiser plc and the University of Portsmouth in 2001.
Business Support Executive
Sarah Neeson is a highly experienced professional with over a decade’s worth of experience in the Pharmaceutical and Clinical Trial arenas. Her knowledge and expertise covers a range of areas including Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Operations, Project Management, Business Development and Sales. Sarah is an enthusiastic and determined individual who loves a challenge and will always approach situations with a can-do attitude! Sarah is dedicated to contributing to the growth of Fusion Pharma and the success of our clients.
Dr Seema Jaitly MBBS, DMS, MSc
Pharmaceutical Physician & QPPV
Dr Seema Jaitly qualified in Medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1992 and worked in hospital medicine for four years. She has worked in the pharma industry for nearly 20 years at CROs and companies spanning clinical research, medical affairs, pharmacovigilance and the EU QPPV role. She oversees pharmacovigilance and medical affairs services for Fusion Pharma. She is passionate about continued professional development and is currently studying for an MSc in epidemiology with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Dave Sharma BSc, MBA
QP & Quality Assurance Lead
Dave Sharma is Fusion Pharma’s GxP expert. His extensive knowledge and experience ensure that bio/pharmaceutical products are safe, meet their intended use, and adhere to quality processes during manufacturing, control, storage, and distribution. Dave has held many senior leadership roles in the industry and has worked with numerous start-ups over the last decade.