Before founding Murdin Biotechnology Consulting Inc. in 2010, Andrew Murdin held the position of Senior Director, External R&D with sanofi pasteur, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer. In this role he was based in Toronto, Canada, and was the senior member of sanofi pasteur’s North American External R&D team, responsible for identifying and evaluating novel scientific and technological developments by groups external to sanofi pasteur that were potential in-licensing or acquisition opportunities for sanofi pasteur. He was a member of sanofi pasteur’s global Senior Leadership Team from 2007 to 2010. Dr. Murdin is a well-respected professional in the vaccine and biotechnology community. He has authored over 30 refereed papers and book chapters in the area of vaccine development, in addition to abstracts and conference presentations. He is an inventor on 40 granted US patents and 50 pending US patent applications, plus multiple corresponding international patents and patent applications.