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Europe's premier partnering event
November 4–6, 2024 | Stockholm, SwedenNovember 12–13, 2024 | Digital Partnering

Shaun Grady
Senior VP, Business Development Operations at AstraZeneca


Shaun Grady has global responsibility for Business Development Operations at AstraZeneca, leading the company’s transaction execution, due diligence and Alliance and Integration Management function covering licensing, collaborations and partnering, M&A, externalisation and divestments.

Shaun worked on the merger of Astra and Zeneca, the acquisition of Cambridge Antibody Technology (CAT) and later MedImmune and the buy-out of Bristol-Myers’ Squibb’s interest in the AZ – BMS Diabetes Alliance. Shaun led the transaction team for AZ’s global ADC collaborations with Daichi Sankyo for Enhertu and DS -1062, and more recently the acquisition of Gracell, Icosovax and Fusion and the collaboration with Ecogene.

Shaun chairs AstraZeneca’s UK Leadership Team.

Shaun is a Board member at the Bio Industries Association (BIA), is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cambridge United Football Club, and a Board member at Cambridge Arts Theatre and Prostate Cancer Research and an Honorary Fellow at The University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Lucy Cavendish College Cambridge.

Agenda Sessions

  • “Lay All Your Love On Me” A day in the life of an experienced dealmaker