Dr. Cal Foden

Senior Consultant

Cal is a Senior Consultant in the Life Sciences division of Simon-Kucher & Partners in the London office. He has supported a number of projects with pharmaceutical, biotech, and medtech companies in the US, UK, EU, and Canada. His experience covers P&MA, launch strategy, loss of exclusivity, and contracting strategy tool development with particular focus on rare diseases and oncology.

Prior to joint Simon-Kucher, he received his PhD from University College London in the chemical origins of life on Earth and organic chemistry. He discovered a new method for synthesizing peptide bonds and is a first author describing the findings in the journal Science. Before this, he was a research chemist at Synthomer, a British chemical company. Cal also holds a Master’s degree in chemistry from Durham University where he specialized in green pharmaceutical synthesis.