Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer
More than 30 years' experience in academia, biotech and big pharma companies. Professor of Medical Genetics, founder of modern genetics, genomics and pharmacogenomics. Former CSO of Genset (acquired by Serono) and VP Genetics Worldwide of Serono Genetics Institute. Co-founder of Millennium Pharma, Genethon and the CEPH research institute. Author of 150 peer-reviewed publications.
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer
More than 17 years’ experience in healthcare investment banking focused on M&A, financing and business development transactions. Previously partner at MTS Health Partners for public and private life sciences companies both in the US and abroad, and worked in the healthcare investment banking group at Bank of America. Started at Roche as an engineer.
Chief Operating Officer
Business leader for over 20 years across pharmaceutical, medtech and clinical diagnostic sectors. Previously worked as General Manager, Clinical Diagnostics at Eurofins leading strategy and operations. Deep cross functional expertise based on numerous leadership roles across P&L management, sales, marketing, finance, supply chain, manufacturing gained at Becton Dickinson & Sanofi.
VP, Chief Commercial Officer
Held various marketing positions in biotech and big pharma companies (GlaxoSmithKline, UCB Pharma, Alexion). Brings 15 years of experience in the commercialization of innovative drugs notably for rare diseases. Graduated from HEC Paris with a Master of Marketing and from the University Paris 7 with Masters of Science in Genetics and Immunology.
Chief Medical Officer
Physician by training (MD) with more than 25 years of experience in pharma and biotech industry. Previously Director of Medical Affairs at Gensight Biologics, former Global Head of Therapeutic Area at Novartis and Clinical Research Director in clinical pharmacology at Sanofi. He led several Clinical Development Plans and has actively contributed to the submission of US/EU regulatory documents.
Chief Regulatory Officer
International Regulatory Affairs Strategist with 30 years’ experience in pharma and biotech industry. Previously responsible for regulatory development and product approval and maintenance in multiple therapeutic areas at Novartis, Pfizer, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Halozyme Therapeutics and Sanofi. Experienced in the development of small molecules, biologics and gene therapy products.
Co-founder, Chief Biology Officer
Specialist in experimental genetics, cell signaling and systems biology. Graduated from the Moscow State University, former leader scientist at the Institute of Molecular Biology in Moscow (Russia), DKFZ (Germany), Gustave Roussy Institute (France) and Genset (France). Former Director of the Animal Model Department at the Serono Genetics Institute.
Chief Pharmacology Officer
More than 15 years' experience in fundamental research and drug discovery & development in stem cells, respiratory research, cystic fibrosis, cancer and neurology in academia and industry. He was in charge of the Cancer Stem Cell project at Sanofi, then led at Servier the High Content Cellular imaging platform for different disease areas.