Colin graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1996 and qualified as a solicitor in 1998. He joined Almac in 2003 as a Legal Adviser and was appointed as General Counsel and Secretary to the Almac Board. He was subsequently appointed to Executive Director in 2007. Prior to his appointment at Almac Colin was in private practice at L’Estrange & Brett Solicitors in Belfast. Colin has been involved in intellectual property licensing and commercialisation at Almac, and the development of strategic partnerships with academia and pharmaceutical companies.