Vincent M. Lawton founded UK Clinical Research Collaboration, Pharmaceutical Industry Competitiveness Task Force and United Kingdom Department of Health & Social Care. Presently, he holds the position of Chairman for AQIX Ltd. Dr. Lawton is also Chairman for Addex Therapeutics Ltd.
He previously occupied the position of Founding Member at Pharmaceutical Industry Competitiveness Task Force, Founding Member at Ministerial Industry Strategy Group, Vice President at Merck & Co., Inc. Managing Director at Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd. and Vice President of Merck Sharp & Dohme (Europe), Inc. (both are subsidiaries of Merck & Co., Inc.), Founding Member-Ministerial Industry Strategy at United Kingdom Department of Health & Social Care, President for The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry and Founding Member at UK Clinical Research Collaboration.
He received a doctorate and an undergraduate degree from the University of London.