Contact the Team

We welcome enquiries and the opportunity to speak with current or potential members. If you have a general enquiry please contact Stella James on 07545 207896,

Alternatively please feel free to contact a member of the team below who will be happy to help with your enquiry:

Geoff Davison

Telephone: 07968 323381
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I’m Chief Executive of Bionow having founded the business in 2011 to further represent the interests of the Northern biomedical cluster and enable Bionow members to be the most productive and competitive in the world. Having led the business through establishment I have overall responsibility for all aspects of Bionow and focus on our strategic aim to be the leading biomedical membership organisation in terms of reputation, service and impact. I am regularly invited to advise and comment on industry requirements and represent the Bionow membership both regionally and nationally. I therefore welcome contact with businesses and individuals from across the sector and beyond.


Stella James
Executive Director Business Development

Telephone: 07545 207896
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I head up the Business Development function at Bionow working with the Membership Managers and the Bionow team to help Members increase their competitiveness. I manage the relationships, foster collaborations and promote our University Sponsors and Preferred Partners and work closely with many of our larger companies. I also lead on delivery of our Business Support services including our Member networking platform BionowB2B. Your success is our success, so whether it is cost savings, business support, or university and industry engagement that you need, do drop me a line and we will endeavour to meet your needs.


David Holmes
Membership Manager

Telephone: 07841 113163
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As Membership Manager for the North East and Yorkshire I am responsible for the recruitment and development of Members within this geographical area. I work with Members to make the most of their Bionow membership through accessing business support services, identifying opportunities for collaboration, event attendance and to gain value through Bionow’s preferred partners. I support Bionow’s relationships with key stakeholders in the region which includes delivering services to our University Sponsors. Whether it is business support, connections, cost savings or university engagement that you need, please drop me a line and we will find a solution for you.


Jesse Gray
Events Manager

Telephone: 07714 168020
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I am the Events Manager for Bionow, managing our varied calendar of events ranging from major conferences, smaller networking events to our annual awards dinner. I am responsible for coordinating all the technical and logistical elements required, ensuring attention to detail with delivering on the broader workflow message, effectively collaborating with internal peers to ensure each event runs smoothly.


Nick Fry
Financial Controller

Telephone: 07889 662083

I'm an AAT qualified accountant with over 14 years experience in various accountancy roles. I joined the Bionow team in November 2013 having worked previously for accountancy practices based in London, Leeds and Manchester. As the Financial Controller I am responsible for ensuring that the financial side of Bionow is running smoothly and efficiently and am the primary contact for any financial questions.


Mark Hollingworth
Finance Director

Telephone: 07900 670003
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I provide financial coaching and support to Bionow, partnering with the team at both a strategic and operational level. We work together as a team to ensure that Bionow provides its members excellent value and is the leading biomedical membership organisation in terms of reputation, service and impact - both now and in the future.


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