Kate Bradford

Arena Pharmaceuticals
Head of International Field Based Medicine
Kate graduated with a 2i BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry and a Phd in Pharmacology from the University of Southampton, UK. She spent her early career working as a headhunter and directing operations for a financial recuitment consultancy before joining the life sciences industry. Her 19 years in pharmaceuticals includes positions at AstraZeneca, Biogen and Shire (now Takeda - before joining Arena Pharmaceuticals in 2019. Roles have included commercial, medical, operations, and learning & development and many years working with MSLs - which is her passion. In her current position at Arena, she leads the International Field Based Medical Team, a hand-picked team with a laser focus on ensuring successful study enrolment.