Mehmood Khan

Non-Executive Director


Appointed as a Non-Executive Director and member of the CRSEC Committee in July 2018.


Mehmood has been Chief Executive Officer of Life Biosciences Inc. since April 2019. He was previously Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Research and Development, at PepsiCo Inc. Mehmood previously held the position of President, Global Research & Development Centre at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. He was a faculty member at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, serving as Consultant Endocrinologist and Director of the Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutritional Trials Unit in the endocrinology division.

Mehmood has a Medical degree from the University of Liverpool, is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London and of the American College of Endocrinology and holds two ad honorem PhDs in Humanities and International Law.

Skills and competencies

Mehmood is a highly skilled medical practitioner and researcher. He brings to the Board extensive experience in both developing and developed markets, adding value to the CRSEC Committee through his knowledge of creating sustainable initiatives and past experiences of leading R&D efforts to create breakthrough innovations.

Current external appointments

Executive Chairman of Life Biosciences Inc.

Non-Executive Director
Mary Harris
Non-Executive Director
Pam Kirby