Leo Enright – Managing Consultant


“Exploiting vision and experience gained in the optimisation of organisational structure and commercial operations in life sciences, my practice strives for sustainable change through a practical and responsive approach.  Together with associates and through relationships gained with major companies gathered over 25 years, my key aim is to leave a real legacy for any company I work for.”



 Leo Enright is a proven leader with operations, change management and sales experience.  Leo has re-engineered private and public sector scientific enterprises needing to embrace organisational change and commercial focus. In these senior roles he gained demonstrable experience in people & team development and has worked in complex operations involving large capital projects.  Leo has managed multi-site, multi-discipline businesses with P&L responsibility, involving strategic planning and business to business partnering.   He has also spent several years in high value sales.  He has a Dip.Man from U.W.E Business School in Bristol and attained FIMLS.


  • Commercial Director of the Health and Safety Executive, Westminster.
  • Consulting Freelance in life sciences, medical diagnostics, healthcare and business management in the sector, 2007 to 2014.
  • Head of Operations & Business Manager for Forensic DNA, 2004 to 2007, LGC Ltd.
  • Regional Sales Manager, 2000 to 2003, Misys Healthcare Systems, Misys plc.
  • Group Business Manager, 1995 to 2000, PHLS South West Executive Board.
  • NHS 1974 to 2000.


  •  Organisational Review
  • Team Building
  • Manager Development
  • Lean Business Management
  • Business Development
  • Risk Management


Leo is concerned with sustainability, innovation, and profitability – enabling laboratory business growth by empowering its people. 

His vision is based on his life in management in the NHS, including a commercial laboratory start-up, the business management of a group of seven public health labs and as Head of Business and Operations for Forensic DNA, running a six lab national combine for a large private sector life sciences company.  Leveraging experience in the public and private sectors, Leo believes his consulting and coaching has real connectivity with scientists and is highly tuned to individual client company needs.  Leo has rare combined experience that covers both operations, business management as well as sales management in a FTSE 200 plc.   He is passionate about building teams that can really change and enhance the commercial success of a business.  His ideas are particularly focused on the holistic development of people as individuals and as members of a team.   Leo works also as a volunteer mentor at the Princes Trust helping young people with their business ventures.