Nick Ash     

Dr Nick Ash Chief Executive Officer

Nick has been CEO since 2007, having joined Source BioScience in 2005.  He has been instrumental in developing and implementing the Group’s strategy, building a profitable and cash generative global Laboratory Services and Products business.  During this period, Source BioScience has grown from its single laboratory facility in Nottingham, UK to a network of ten facilities across five countries in Europe and the USA. Nick is a Chartered Accountant and holds a PhD in Mycology. Prior to joining Source BioScience, he worked with KPMG for ten years and held roles in industry.


Nick Leaves  

Dr Nick Leaves Chief Operating Officer

Nick joined the Group in 2007, becoming a Board member in 2008. Nick was a co-founder of Geneservice Limited in 2005 via a management buyout from the Medical Research Council. Prior to this, Nick worked for over ten years in complex genetics and genomics; first for Oxford University on asthma and eczema gene-hunting projects and then for the MRC in Cambridge on the mouse genome project. Nick qualified as a microbiologist and worked in the NHS completing a PhD in 1995 on the molecular methods used to characterise outbreaks of bacterial meningitis.


Tim Metcalfe  

Tim Metcalfe Group Finance Director

Tim joined the Board in September 2014. He is an experienced financial professional and has held senior roles in both private and listed companies, in the retail, manufacturing and IT sectors. Prior to joining Source BioScience, Tim was Group Finance Director at TFM Networks, a provider of telecoms and data management solutions. Tim holds a BA (Hons) in History from Nottingham University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995, spending twelve years with KPMG prior to moving into industry.