Dr Simon Cooper

Dr Simon Cooper

Working with the TheraTears marketing team, as well as with a number of other Prestige Brands, Dr Simon Cooper brings extensive knowledge and experience in a number of key areas. With a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, and before that a BA in biological sciences from the University of Oxford, he brings immense technical expertise.

In a healthcare career stretching over a quarter of a century, he has developed formulations for projects such as Nurofen and Strepsils. He has also worked for Boots in a variety of roles and has served as an adviser to many other healthcare brands worldwide.

In addition to his science and healthcare knowledge and experience, Dr Cooper brings skills in a plethora of other areas to his professional roles. These include marketing and advertising, big data, augmented intelligence, retail, and equality and diversity.

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