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This list showcases the top United Kingdom based Venture Partner operating in the Health Care space. If you think a Venture Partner is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Companies House UK, Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Venture Partner of SV Health Investors
Dr. Michael Carter joined SVLS in 1998 as a Venture Partner. From 1986 to 1998 Michael was on the board of ICI/Zeneca Pharmaceuticals and from 1995 – 1998 was also a board member of Salick Healthcare – a US subsidiary of Zeneca. He was International Marketing Director at ICI/Zeneca Pharmaceuticals; in addition as International Medical Director he was involved in the clinical and commercial development of over 20 new medicines. For 10 years (1986 – 1996) he was a member of the UK Government’s Medicines Commission. He has also worked at Roche Products as Director of the Pharmaceutical Division. Before entering the pharmaceutical industry, Michael practiced as a physician for eleven years. Michael is currently on the boards of GTx Inc, Oxagen / Atopix, Oncoethix, Santarus Inc. and a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Healthcare Royalty Partners. Previously Dr Carter was on the boards of CancerVax, Genosis, Fulcrum, KuDOS, Micromet and Warner Chilcott.
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About OncoEthix, SV Health Investors: SV Health Investors is a Boston-based venture capital firm focused on investments in biotechnology and healthcare industry.
Venture Partner of SV Health Investors
Hamish Cameron is the Operating Partner at SV Health Investors.
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About Janssen Belgium, SV Health Investors, SV Health Investors: SV Health Investors is a Boston-based venture capital firm focused on investments in biotechnology and healthcare industry.
Venture Partner of Forbion Capital Partners
Before joining NorthSea Therapeutics, Patrick Round was CMO and CEO of Xention Limited which conducted all the development work for Dezima BV which was acquired by Amgen. Before Xention he was Senior Vice President of Development at Cambridge Antibody Technology when it was acquired by Astra Zeneca. He also served as Director of Development at Celltech, Director of Clinical Development at Glaxo Wellcome and started his pharma career as a medical adviser at Novo Nordisk in 1991 in the UK and later in Denmark. He has also worked as CMO for a number of Biotech start-up companies. He received his medical degree from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School in London in 1982, became a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 1990 and a Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine in 2005
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About Forbion Capital Partners, NorthSea Therapeutics: Forbion Capital Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm for making investments in buyouts.
Venture Partner of Polar Light Ventures
Elena is a Venture Partner at Polar Light Ventures AG, an investment firm based in Switzerland focusing on early-stage technology ventures. She previously served as an advisor to the Mara Foundation and the Varkey Gems Foundation where she was involved in the implementation of social-impact programmes in Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria. Before her philanthropy engagements, she worked for Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Russia and Germany. Elena holds a Master of Business Administration and Economics from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.
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About : Principal Investment Company focusing on early stage technology ventures.
Venture Partner of Scentered
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About E2Exchange, Global Amenities Direct, Scentered, Scentered, The Supper Club, Yogi Bare: Scentered is an online shop that offers beauty, health, wellness and aromatherapy products.