Dr Philip Lance is an experienced human factors specialist in the field of medical devices and pharmaceutical combination products. With a deep understanding of the usability engineering process, he has applied his human factors expertise to help numerous clients with their development of a wide ranges of devices from invasive surgical equipment and diagnostic equipment to combination products, such as autoinjectors and inhalers. Dr Lance has worked with a wide range of companies from global pharmaceutical companies to small medical device start-ups. Consequently, he has experienced working with a wide range of users from surgeons, nurses, paediatrics and paraplegics to patients with rheumatoid arthritis or COPD. He has helped clients from the outset of the device product development process with early user research, such as contextual inquires and user experience research, through to a device’s summative evaluation.