Hedley Rees is a Managing Consultant at PharmaFlow Limited, a UK based consultancy specializing in operations and supply chain management within the life science sector. Throughout his career, Hedley realized that there was and continues to be something seriously wrong with how medicine has come to market. As such, he has been a passionate advocate of modernization in the pharma and biotech industries. Hedley is also the author of Taming the Big Pharma Monster By Speaking Truth to Power and Supply Chain Management in the Drug Industry. In this episode, Hedley, Ed, Meranda and Brian discuss value chain, quality by design (QBD) and ongoing issues in the pharmaceutical industry.