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John Faulkes
Co-Founder at PPLMD Ltd.


John began his career as a scientist in the Wellcome Foundation (now GSK). He moved after some years to a new career in training/HR, first as a trainer and eventually as a Learning and Development Business Partner. He left to become a consultant in the 1990's, working as a freelancer running team building sessions, personal skills courses and doing instructional design and coordination.

In 2001 he co-founded PPLMD Ltd. which specialises in enhancing collaborative working in the Pharma, Biotech and related service industries. John and his partner have created an educational program, 'Molecules to Markets', that helps companies to build knowledge of how the pharma business operates. They also provide project management consulting, team/leader coaching and training, particularly for the Biotech sector. In addition, they help pharma companies to manage alliances more effectively. John has developed several innovative measurement tools including a ‘relationship health’ questionnaire and a 'culture match' questionnaire. PPLMD Ltd are the preferred suppliers to the London-Cambridge based cluster One Nucleus, and are on the Exec committee of the PIPMG (Pharmaceutical Industry Project Management Group). John is also a founder member of ‘The Collaboration Project’ – a network for project, outsourcing and alliance managers.