Meet Our Team
Nicole Goodwin - Divisional Director
Nicole Goodwin is the global head of the Pharma IQ online community. Responsible for the strategic direction and development of the portal, Nicole manages a talented team of producers, marketers and editors who all have a single goal – to make it easier for the pharma and bio community to connect in a meaningful way.
Coming from a journalistic and events background, Nicole has spent her time at Pharma IQ working with industry to create innovative content and events that help pharma and bio professionals benchmark their current strategies and solve their most pressing challenges. It is this practical approach that has helped build this community to its 60,000 strong members.
Andrea Charles - Senior Editor
Andrea Charles is the Senior Editor of both Pharma IQ and Cold Chain IQ and has worked at IQPC since 2010. In her role she is responsible for delivering the online content strategy and optimising digital content, whilst understanding global communities and delivering a great member experience over multiple brand sites.
Prior to her current position, Andrea was Head of Conferences for an independent business information provider to the Telecom and Pharmaceutical industries, responsible for all areas of international event production and operations, and was the Senior Product Development Executive at international B2B publisher Touch Briefings. In her role at Touch she was responsible for the development of over 30 healthcare and
pharmaceutical digital and print publications and their associated online portals.
Andrea graduated from the University of Sussex with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and Artificial intelligence.
Gerald Clarke - Editor
Gerald is an Editor for Pharma IQ having joined the team in 2013. He delights in producing top quality, targeted content for our members. He has a voracious appetite for pharma and biotech news and particularly enjoys writing about current affairs in the world of science. Previously he worked at Cambridge Courses Online where he helped write courses in Genetics and Biosciences. He gained his undergraduate degree (2:1 BSc Hons) in Biomedical Sciences from Newcastle University.
Jay Freeborn - Digital Marketing Manager
As a digital marketing enthusiast, Jay is focussed on building Pharma IQ and Cold Chain IQ's social media presence and making sure the weekly newsletters are full of interesting, relevant content.
Jay’s 2:1 law degree from King’s College London has aided her problem solving and analytical skills to improve, innovate and embrace upcoming digital trends.
Hisham Hijazi - Business Development Manager
Hisham is responsible for developing new business on the Pharma IQ. He builds new relationships with the vendor community to deliver lead generation tools, thought leadership platforms and strengthen sell-side brand awareness. With an extensive and fast growing portfolio of services Pharma IQ currently offer webinars, whitepapers, market surveys, interviews, online marketing and a great deal more
Bertan Halil - Head of Online
A digital business development expert with an excess of over 11 years experience in strategising online communications across varying industries. Bertan has worked with some of the worlds leading creative and digital agencies, helping major global brands determine and develop online campaigns that will ultimately deliver an active end-user audience. His ability to understand and uncover the objectives of varying clientele before strategizing digital campaigns and identifying key digital channels that deliver on these objectives has been paramount to his success.
Over the past 11 years Bertan has been at the forefront of the digital arena and has been in the enviable position of witnessing the consumer behavioural changes from within various industries. His insight here is key as he continues to place our partners in channels where the consumers currently reside.