Ray Harding is managing director of Cyton Biosciences in the UK. He established the team in 1997 to provide specialist services in new product development and registration for the bioscience industries in Europe. Ray qualified as a veterinarian in 1973 and has worked in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry for more than 20 years in regulatory affairs, marketing development, product development and project management. He was previously employed by Glaxo, Pitman Moore and Rhône Mérieux. Ray is also past chairman of the Association of Veterinarians in Industry, UK (AVI) and past president of the Federation of European Veterinarians in Industry & Research (FEVIR).