The blog is written by Michael Tremblay PhD, a specialist in health and life sciences policy, including research, technology and commercialisation for industry and governments. He has over 25 years of international experience, with Europe, North America and emerging markets. He has lived in the UK, France, Belgium and Malta, and worked across the EU in Hungary, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain, Germany and others. Born in Europe, he grew up in Canada where he worked at McMaster University and then came to the UK to teach health policy and management at the University of Birmingham. He runs a life sciences consultancy and is a research fellow at the University of Kent.