Lorna Mitchell is a medicinal chemist with experience working in big pharma and small biotech in three countries (USA, UK, Australia). Lorna has worked on projects at all stages of the drug discovery process from early target and hit identification, through lead optimization, and clinical candidate delivery. She’s led teams working on projects spanning a range of operating models from fully internal to fully external (all chemistry and DMPK activities conducted at CRO’s) and she’s delivered clinical candidates in both internal and externally partnered/ funded projects.