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Darius Hughes

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Darius is a highly experienced leader within the vaccine space and is the UK General Manager for Moderna. Moderna UK is the key science and innovation hub in Europe. Prior to this, Darius spent eight years as the head of Pfizer’s UK vaccines business unit, where most recently, he liaised regularly with government, regulators and industry bodies to assist in the supply of COVID-19 vaccines in the UK.

Darius was Chair of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) vaccines group. He also spent thirteen years at Boots the Chemist. Darius is a registered pharmacist and holds a BSc in pharmacy from the University of Portsmouth, UK.

Through his work, he knows the effects of meningitis and has been a big supporter and advisor to the charity over many years.