Fiona Cruickshank OBE, Chair

Business owner, angel investor and philanthropist

A renowned entrepreneur, business angel and philanthropist, Fiona has over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry having established, grown and exited several businesses.

Having started her career as a pharmacist before establishing The Specials Laboratory, Fiona later became non-executive chair at SCM Pharma.

An active angel investor, Fiona founded Gabriel Investors in 2011 and to date has invested in several healthcare, consumer goods and food manufacturing businesses.

A former North-East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, David Goldman Visiting Professor of Business Innovation at Newcastle Business School and Fellow of the School of Pharmacy UCL, Fiona received an OBE in 2010 for her services to business in the region.

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