The Team

aVaxziPen management team is made up of industry professionals with several decades of wide-ranging experience in the vaccine industry.

  • Elizabeth Eagling-Vose COO/CFO and Director
  • Dr Keith Howard CSO
  • Carol Lloyd Executive Assistant & Company Secretary

Elizabeth Eagling-Vose

COO/CFO and Director

Liz joined aVaxziPen in August 2021 and has over 20 years pharmaceutical industry experience, a strong background in clinical development and a proven track record of driving results focussed operational excellence.

Prior to joining Enesi, Liz was Senior Director and Head of Clinical Operations, Vaccitech (UK), a vaccine company spun out from Oxford University.  She worked alongside the senior leadership to set strategy while building high functioning teams and successfully leading all programmes into early stage, clinical studies, during a high value funding round and IPO.

Before Vaccitech, she was Project Director and Director of Patient Engagement at Covance, a leading international contract research organisation, building collaborative networks of patient advocates, and financially managing clinical programmes with high value large pharmaceutical clients.

Liz also led a number of clinical programmes at Vectura (UK), a leading inhaled product development company leveraging proprietary device and formulation technologies, during a period of acquisition and growth, creating and implementing vendor procurement and management processes, and successfully completing first in human clinical studies.

Liz holds a BSc (Hons) in biology with analytical chemistry, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Liverpool (UK).

Dr Keith Howard

CSO

Keith joined Enesi in 2020 and brings more than 35 years of experience in vaccine development spent in industry and academia and has led the development of viral vectors and vaccines across multiple formats (recombinant, viral vector, live attenuated virus) at several biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

Prior to joining Enesi, Keith was Chief Development Officer at Oxford-based Vaccitech, where he was the head of R&D, process development and manufacturing for its novel viral vector vaccine programmes. Before that, he was Senior Director and Head of Manufacturing Science & Technology for FluMist (live attenuated influenza vaccine) at Medimmune.

Before this, Keith was a Director of Vaccines Analytical Development at Pfizer Biotech, and he also spent ten years at Baxter AG in various positions including that of Director of Vaccines R&D. Further roles included Head of Vector Development at Oxxon Therapeutics and Director of Neuronal Gene Therapy at Cantab Pharmaceuticals.

Keith spent 13 years in academia studying infectious diseases, virology and immunology at University College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He received a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Leicester and a PhD in Molecular Parasitology from the University of London.

Carol Lloyd

Executive Assistant & Company Secretary

Carol has over 20 years’ Biotech and Life Sciences experience working alongside C-Suite Executives and more than 10 years in a Company Secretary role.

Prior to joining aVaxziPen, Carol supported senior leadership at Oxford Diffraction, to sell Diffraction systems to Universities and Commercial Clients.  She was an integral part of the Team that implemented a successful sale of the Company, in 2008, to Varian Inc and later Agilent Technologies.

Carol worked as the Harwell Centre Business Manager at Synexus, a phase II-IV clinical trials patient recruitment company spun out of AEA Technology and the Edgebright Partnership.  She was responsible for building relationships with General Practitioners, Pharmaceutical Companies, Clinical Research Organisation, Hospital Consultants and Ethics Committees to successfully identify patients for clinical trials in women’s healthcare, osteoporosis, arthritis, IBS and migraine.  She also led a team of Medical Practitioners, Nurses, Radiographers and Administrators who implemented the clinical studies.

Carol holds a Professional Certificate in Management from the Open University, UK.