Neil Benson

Head of Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Operations

How to Reach Me

+44 (0) 1227 392682


Sheffield, United Kingdom

About Neil Benson

Neil has 20 years’ experience of working in modeling and simulation in the pharmaceutical industry at SmithKline Beecham and Pfizer. During this time, he held a number of senior leadership positions, most recently as Head of Systems Pharmacology at Pfizer, Sandwich. He was awarded the Pfizer Upjohn award for innovation in developing dose prediction methodology.

He has extensive experience of using modeling and simulation to address questions of critical importance in drug discovery including; clinical dose prediction, optimal target identification and biomarker selection and has authored ~ 30 papers and patents. From 2011-2015 he was Founder and Director at Xenologiq Ltd, a consultancy company focused on the productive application of PKPD and Systems Pharmacology in drug discovery.

Educated at the University of East Anglia (UK) and the University of Lund (Sweden), Neil has a First Class Honors degree and a PhD in enzymology.