Who are AFDOS?
Peter Hulett - Bio
Started in the pharmaceutical industry in 1992 in South Africa.
Initially was involved in pharmaceutical trading to sub- Saharan Africa. Extensive experience in the government and private sector in Botswana, Swaziland, Namibia, and Lesotho.
First major project was an offset deal with the Government of Malawi whereby procurement for the country’s pharmaceutical needs was managed by his company in exchange for the establishment of a sterile and non-sterile manufacturing pharmaceutical facility in the capital city, Lilongwe.
Was the co-founder of Specpharm Pharmaceuticals(Pty) Ltd, based in Midrand, South Africa. The manufacturing facility of Janssen Cilag was acquired to manufacture Specharm’s own products and to continue manufacturing the Janssen’s products, under licence. The facility also contracted manufactured other multi-national products. He headed the international division in Specpharm and was successful in government tenders in numerous countries outside of South Africa.
Specharm was sold in 2014 and Hulett returned to the UK where he established AFDOS Pharmaceuticals. The company looked at sourcing products from Europe and having those products manufactured in EU facilities.
Successfully tendered to supply an antibiotic to the NHS.
Over the years Hulett has gained extensive knowledge in sourcing products from around the world and also identifying optimum manufacturing capabilities.
A qualified accountant, FCCA, with multi-industry experience
Left private practice and auditing to join a UK wide hospitality and MWSA company, Roadchef and following an MBO became Group Finance Director in 1986
Launched the UK's first ESOP in 1988 based on extensive US research, realized the Roadchef investment, and moved on to investing in his own right.
Invested in and became CFO of Atlanta based software product company Ventureforth, Inc.in 2000
MBO and M&A experience in Publishing, Hotels, Restaurants, Pharma & FMCG
In 2015 joined with other investors and raised the finance, using EIS, to launch a group of sports equipment, fashion, and events companies in the Outdoor Swimming sector
Assisted Peter Hulett in developing his new UK venture AFDOS Pharmaceuticals on Peter’s return to the UK from SA
Now working in an interim role as well as maintaining other interests in a UK wide healthcare company