Rob Jones is an accomplished supply chain executive with 29 years of commercial development experience and 10 years’ experience in the blood transfusion industry. Qualified in Hematology and Blood Transfusion Medicine, he originally worked at the UK National Blood Service at the Birmingham Laboratories. He then took up a technical support role at DuPont Virology Diagnostics before moving into commercial roles at Sorvall Inc and Kendro Laboratory Products. Rob took the opportunity of establishing, and managing the first commercial biorepository in the UK in 2004, which subsequently became Fisher Bioservices UK following the acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific. He is now responsible for the strategic expansion of Cryoport’s Bioservices initiative and will oversee the introduction of a range of new services in the field of critical supply chain support.