Terry Steward is an operations manager at a UK regulatory agency. Formerly head of information technology at a national institute, and a former senior biotherapeutics scientist at a major pharmaceutical company. Terry’s interests in science, technology and regulation and his experiences ensures Terry is well-placed to generate plots and challenge perceptions in this techno-thriller genre. A graduate of Liverpool University and North East Surrey College of Technology. Terry has a degree in applied biology and a master’s degree in information systems management. This, his debut novel, Novae Spes was published in 2020. He lives in South London with his wife and three children.