Hugh Griffith

Hugh Griffith

Chief Executive Officer

Hugh Griffith is our founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since our operations began in 2008.

In addition, he currently serves as a non-executive director of EdixoMed Limited and MedAnnex Limited, biotech companies which he co-founded in 2009. He also serves as director of Alida Capital International, a biotech business angel syndicate that he formed in 2009.

Prior to founding NuCana, Mr. Griffith was Chief Operating Officer of Bioenvision, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from 2002 until 2007, when it was acquired by Genzyme Corporation (now Sanofi). Before that, Mr. Griffith held several senior commercial positions at Quantanova Limited (a biopharmaceutical company), Abbott Laboratories (now AbbVie Inc.) and Warner-Lambert Company (now Pfizer Inc.).

He currently serves on the advisory board of the Scottish Lifesciences Association. Mr. Griffith received an M.B.A. from Cardiff Business School and a B.Sc. Honours in Biology from the University of Stirling.