Christelle Simpson-Platre

Consultant, Europe

Christelle is a bilingual French pharmacist with a PharmD in Analytical Chemistry and 30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical sectors. Her professional career started in quality and regulatory compliance roles in Sanofi and Astra Zeneca before she joined PwC’s pharma consultancy practice. In 2008, Christelle co-founded BioPhorum, the collaboration network for senior executives of the biopharmaceutical industry. BioPhorum completed successful private equity funding rounds in 2018 and 2021.

Christelle has detailed knowledge of biopharmaceutical development, manufacturing and new product introduction, and a track record of successfully delivering complex international consultancy projects for pharma and biopharma clients across organisation design, process re-engineering, product launch, quality remediation and time-to-market reduction. 

Outside work, she enjoys skiing, running and walking her Norfolk Terrier around the parks of London.