Our people

Please find out more here about our UK Leadership Team and what our people do.

Mark Holcroft Mark Holcroft Chief Technology Officer

Mark Holcroft
Chief Technology Officer

Mark graduated in Biological Chemistry from Leicester University and worked in scientific roles within the printed circuit board and food industry before joining one of the Independent associated companies in the UK in June, 2000. Initially in the R&D laboratories, working in the LIMS Department, Mark progressed to becoming an Infrastructure Specialist taking a management path in 2007. In 2012, Mundipharma IT Services was formed as a separate Company and Mark took on the Leadership role of Director of Architecture Delivery, relocating to Switzerland with his family in the process.  In the realignment of the Mundipharma IT services business in 2015 into its current structure, Mark took the role of Chief Technology Officer and is now building a new team of Enterprise Technologists to identify how we in Mundipharma IT Services can support and aid our customers to improve the lives of patients across the globe through technology. Mark loves working at Mundipharma IT Services as the environment is constantly evolving both from a business and technology viewpoint.

Mark’s passion is to ski and he enjoys time in the mountains with his family. His dream is to improve our patients’ lives with technology.

Mark is based in the Mundipharma office in Basel, Switzerland

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Jeremy Louden Jeremy Louden Director of Solutions Delivery

Jeremy Louden
Director of Solutions Delivery

Jeremy joined Mundipharma IT Services as the Director of Solutions Delivery in October 2014 having worked previously in IT Director roles for various Companies in the Drinks Industry. Jeremy started his career as an Accountant however having been given the opportunity whilst with Bulmers to stretch his remit into more Operational roles, he moved in to a pure IT role in 2005, with Scottish & Newcastle. In the realignment of the Mundipharma IT Services business in 2015 to its current structure, Jeremy took the role of Director of Solutions Delivery and Demand Management and has the key accountability of liaising with our customers across Europe to ensure our resources and efforts are meeting their needs.

Jeremy came to Mundipharma IT Services in order to have the opportunity to work with a group of people within an Organisation that is dedicated to making a difference to people’s lives around the world. Jeremy’s passions outside of work are his family, socialising and cycling, with a dream to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats whilst tasting as many local beers and ciders on the way as possible.

Jeremy is based in the Mundipharma office in Cambridge, UK.

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Alexandra Lee Alexandra Lee Director of HR

Alexandra Lee
Director of Human Resources 

Alex has been the Director of HR for Mundipharma IT Services since February 2015, having spent the previous 8 years in one of our independent associated companies in the UK including having been their Director of People and Development between 2011 and 2014. She is passionate about supporting individuals to achieve their full potential, as well as the strategic role of HR in ensuring the success of an organisation. She has held roles in organisations as diverse as the Police Service, Sainsbury’s and the BBC.

Alex’s overriding motivation for working at Mundipharma IT Services comes from the friendly and committed people that she works with every day, as well as the opportunity to develop personally in a role that requires someone to get involved in all sorts of diverse projects, due to the size of the Organisation.

Alex’s interests outside of work include skiing and scuba diving: her current dream is to paraglide in the Alps, in order to conquer all the elemental forms of H2O!

Alex is based in the Mundipharma office in Cambridge, UK.

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David Silver David Silver Director of Commercial Finance

David Silver
Director of Commercial Finance

David joined one of the Independent associated companies in the UK in 1997 as Finance Manager to project manage the finance elements of a new ERP implementation and was appointed Head of Finance in 1999.  He progressed his career within the Finance team over the next 7 years.  At that point, he took the opportunity to undertake a number of roles in other areas of the Company, including Sales Manager and Brand Manager before taking on the role of Director of Corporate Strategy in 2009, and at the same time joining the Leadership Team of that Company.  In 2011, David returned to his roots, becoming the Finance Director: a role he fulfilled for the next 4 years before becoming CFO in Mundipharma which includes the remit of this role in Mundipharma IT Services. David thrives on variety and challenge that his responsibilities in Mundipharma IT Services provides him with, as well as the opportunity to develop people in the Mundipharma IT Services team to fulfil their potential.

David’s passions outside of work are his family, cricket, walking and church.  With his cricket team having achieved promotion this season his next goal is a 75km walk through the night for charity and his dream is to see his son take a bow on the West End Stage.

David is based in the Mundipharma office in Cambridge, UK.

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Philippe Mazas Philippe Mazas GCIO

Philippe Mazas
Global Chief Information Officer

Philippe Mazas is the GCIO at Mundipharma IT Services Limited, based in the UK and accountable for IT Services provided to our global network of IACs.  Previously, Philippe was the Group CIO at Smith & Nephew plc, a FTSE 100 global Medical Device company with representation in more than 100 countries. 

Before joining Smith & Nephew, Philippe was Group CIO at Beazley Group plc, a global, specialist insurer.  Prior to joining Beazley, Philippe was Information Officer in charge of Sales & Marketing Systems and Services for General Motors Europe, based in the UK and previously he was Regional CIO for Renault in South America, based in Curitiba, Brazil.  Philippe is married with four children and speaks four languages.

Educated in France, he has an Engineering Degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris and a PhD in Technology from Universite Paris VI.

Philippe’s family includes four children, he enjoys keeping fit and exploring!

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Lynda Toms Lynda Toms Executive Assistant

Lynda Toms
Executive Assistant to the GCIO

Lynda joined Mundipharma IT Services in March 2017.  Prior to her role here she has worked as Office Manager for Sentec & Tektronix so is accustomed to technology & IT based environments.   She is passionate about Customer Service and the international reach that the Global organisation provides.

In her spare time Lynda is generally scouring the globe for vacation spots on more and more remote islands in the Indian & Pacific Oceans or organising road-trips to the National Parks of the West Coast of the USA.

Philippe Mazas
Philippe Mazas CIO

Philippe Mazas
Global Chief Information Officer

Philippe Mazas is the GCIO at Mundipharma IT Services Limited, based in the UK and accountable for IT Services provided to our global network of IACs.  Previously, Philippe was the Group CIO at Smith & Nephew plc, a FTSE 100 global Medical Device company with representation in more than 100 countries. 

Before joining Smith & Nephew, Philippe was Group CIO at Beazley Group plc, a global, specialist insurer.  Prior to joining Beazley, Philippe was Information Officer in charge of Sales & Marketing Systems and Services for General Motors Europe, based in the UK and previously he was Regional CIO for Renault in South America, based in Curitiba, Brazil.  Philippe is married with four children and speaks four languages.

Educated in France, he has an Engineering Degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris and a PhD in Technology from Universite Paris VI.

Philippe’s family includes four children, he enjoys keeping fit and exploring!

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Lynda Toms
Lynda Toms Executive Assistant

Lynda Toms
Executive Assistant to the GCIO

Lynda joined Mundipharma IT Services in March 2017.  Prior to her role here she has worked as Office Manager for Sentec & Tektronix so is accustomed to technology & IT based environments.   She is passionate about Customer Service and the international reach that the Global organisation provides.

In her spare time Lynda is generally scouring the globe for vacation spots on more and more remote islands in the Indian & Pacific Oceans or organising road-trips to the National Parks of the West Coast of the USA.

Mark Holcroft
Mark Holcroft Chief Technology Officer

Mark Holcroft
Chief Technology Officer

Mark graduated in Biological Chemistry from Leicester University and worked in scientific roles within the printed circuit board and food industry before joining one of the Independent associated companies in the UK in June, 2000. Initially in the R&D laboratories, working in the LIMS Department, Mark progressed to becoming an Infrastructure Specialist taking a management path in 2007. In 2012, Mundipharma IT Services was formed as a separate Company and Mark took on the Leadership role of Director of Architecture Delivery, relocating to Switzerland with his family in the process.  In the realignment of the Mundipharma IT services business in 2015 into its current structure, Mark took the role of Chief Technology Officer and is now building a new team of Enterprise Technologists to identify how we in Mundipharma IT Services can support and aid our customers to improve the lives of patients across the globe through technology. Mark loves working at Mundipharma IT Services as the environment is constantly evolving both from a business and technology viewpoint.

Mark’s passion is to ski and he enjoys time in the mountains with his family. His dream is to improve our patients’ lives with technology.

Mark is based in the Mundipharma office in Basel, Switzerland

Jeremy Louden
Jeremy Louden Director of Solutions Delivery

Jeremy Louden
Director of Solutions Delivery

Jeremy joined Mundipharma IT Services as the Director of Solutions Delivery in October 2014 having worked previously in IT Director roles for various Companies in the Drinks Industry. Jeremy started his career as an Accountant however having been given the opportunity whilst with Bulmers to stretch his remit into more Operational roles, he moved in to a pure IT role in 2005, with Scottish & Newcastle. In the realignment of the Mundipharma IT Services business in 2015 to its current structure, Jeremy took the role of Director of Solutions Delivery and Demand Management and has the key accountability of liaising with our customers across Europe to ensure our resources and efforts are meeting their needs.

Jeremy came to Mundipharma IT Services in order to have the opportunity to work with a group of people within an Organisation that is dedicated to making a difference to people’s lives around the world. Jeremy’s passions outside of work are his family, socialising and cycling, with a dream to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats whilst tasting as many local beers and ciders on the way as possible.

Jeremy is based in the Mundipharma office in Cambridge, UK.

Alexandra Lee
Alexandra Lee Director of HR

Alexandra Lee
Director of Human Resources 

Alex has been the Director of HR for Mundipharma IT Services since February 2015, having spent the previous 8 years in one of our independent associated companies in the UK including having been their Director of People and Development between 2011 and 2014. She is passionate about supporting individuals to achieve their full potential, as well as the strategic role of HR in ensuring the success of an organisation. She has held roles in organisations as diverse as the Police Service, Sainsbury’s and the BBC.

Alex’s overriding motivation for working at Mundipharma IT Services comes from the friendly and committed people that she works with every day, as well as the opportunity to develop personally in a role that requires someone to get involved in all sorts of diverse projects, due to the size of the Organisation.

Alex’s interests outside of work include skiing and scuba diving: her current dream is to paraglide in the Alps, in order to conquer all the elemental forms of H2O!

Alex is based in the Mundipharma office in Cambridge, UK.

David Silver
David Silver Director of Commercial Finance

David Silver
Director of Commercial Finance

David joined one of the Independent associated companies in the UK in 1997 as Finance Manager to project manage the finance elements of a new ERP implementation and was appointed Head of Finance in 1999.  He progressed his career within the Finance team over the next 7 years.  At that point, he took the opportunity to undertake a number of roles in other areas of the Company, including Sales Manager and Brand Manager before taking on the role of Director of Corporate Strategy in 2009, and at the same time joining the Leadership Team of that Company.  In 2011, David returned to his roots, becoming the Finance Director: a role he fulfilled for the next 4 years before becoming CFO in Mundipharma which includes the remit of this role in Mundipharma IT Services. David thrives on variety and challenge that his responsibilities in Mundipharma IT Services provides him with, as well as the opportunity to develop people in the Mundipharma IT Services team to fulfil their potential.

David’s passions outside of work are his family, cricket, walking and church.  With his cricket team having achieved promotion this season his next goal is a 75km walk through the night for charity and his dream is to see his son take a bow on the West End Stage.

David is based in the Mundipharma office in Cambridge, UK.