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William Reed​ has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. From our origins in grocery, we have expanded across food and drink and into new sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets.

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About Outsourcing-Pharma

William Reed’s Outsourcing-Pharma brand has been the leading online news source for the pharmaceutical contract services industry for more than 10 years, leveraging our digital-first position to bring powerful insights and robust information to help your business succeed.

Our team of award-winning journalists deliver daily news, analysis, online and face to face events, podcasts and video coverage of the issues and stories impacting decision makers in the industry.

Outsourcing-Pharma provides a 360-degree view of the pharmaceutical contract services market, spanning everything from preclinical, bulk ingredients, to drug delivery and formulation, contract sales, fill & finish, phase I-II, supply chain, analytical testing, regulatory affairs and data management.

Our editorial standards are unsurpassed and we deliver insightful content across multiple channels to the right people wherever they are operating.

To see our wide-range of global coverage, visit our sister sites: http://www.in-pharmatechnologist.com​ and http://www.biopharma-reporter.com

The team

Melissa Fassbender

Melissa Fassbender

Editor, Outsourcing-Pharma
Chicago, IL
Tel: +1 312 284 8590
Email: Melissa.Fassbender@wrbm.com

Melissa is the editor of Outsourcing-Pharma.com brand where she regularly writes about key issues and trends affecting the contract research, development, and manufacturing industry. She was previously the editor of Product Design and Development, a business-to-business publication for design engineers. 

Gareth MacDonald

Gareth MacDonald

Senior Editor, in-PharmaTechnologist 
Montpellier, France
Tel: +33 499 528 306 
Email: Gareth.MacDonald@wrbm.com​ 

Gareth has an MSc in bioinformatics from the University of Exeter, UK and a BSc in microbiology and virology from the University of Warwick, UK. He has been a business journalist since 2005. At present he covers pharmaceuticals and the drug industry.

Dan Stan

Dan Stanton

Editor, BioPharma-Reporter
Montpellier, France
Tel:  +33 499 522 872
Email: Dan.Stanton@wrbm.com​ 

Dan is a history graduate from the University of Leeds who fell into journalism through a love of writing and free lunches. He began reporting on the industry for in-Pharmatechnologist and Outsourcing-Pharma in 2012, quickly becoming an authority on all things pharmaceutical. In 2016 he took on the role of editor of Biopharma-Reporter and can often be found eyeing up bioreactors and chromatography columns at global bioprocessing events. Dan is a native-born Londoner who now lives in Montpellier, France for the cheap wine and the cheap thrills.

Flora Southey

Flora Southey

Reporter
Montpellier, France
Tel: +33 499 528 301
Email: Flora.Southey@wrbm.com

Flora writes about the pharmaceutical industry, covering everything from antimicrobial resistance to biopharmaceuticals. She graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Melbourne and lives in Montpellier, France.

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