Bryn Roberts gained his BSc and PhD in pharmacology from the University of Bristol, UK. Following post-doctoral work in neuropharmacology, he joined Organon as Senior Scientist in 1996. A number of roles followed, including team and project leader roles in high throughput screening and lead discovery informatics. In 2004 he became head of Discovery Informatics at the AstraZeneca sites in Cheshire, UK. Bryn moved to Basel in 2006 to join Roche, where he currently is Global Head of Operations & Center Head Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development.