Bio€quity Europe 2022 Faculty

Khatereh Ahmadi, Ph.D.
Head of European Search and Evaluation
MSD
Joe Anderson, Ph.D.
Partner, Crossover Strategy
Sofinnova Partners
Daniela Bellomo, Ph.D.
Head of Research Business Development
San Raffaele Hospital
Luca Benatti, Ph.D.
CEO & Director
EryDel S.p.A.
Joshua Berlin
Head of Business Development
BioCentury Inc.
Karen Bernstein, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Chairman
BioCentury Inc.
Jeanne Bolger, MB BCh
VP of Venture Investments
Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC Inc.
Matteo Bonfanti, Ph.D.
Technology Transfer Director
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
Elisabetta Botta
Foreign Direct Investment Project Manager
Milano & Partners
Simone Botti, Ph.D.
Junior Partner
Inkef Capital
Roel Bulthuis
Managing Partner & Head of Healthcare Investment
Inkef Capital
Georg Büchner, Ph.D.
Group Chief Business Officer
Helsinn Group
Paul Cashman
COO & Head of Europe
LifeSci Search
Francesco Cerruti
Managing Director
Italian Tech Alliance
Maya Chkaiban
Associate
Jeito Capital
Nicholas Cole
VP, Finance & Acquisitions
Xoma Corp.
Bianca Coulter
Founder & CEO
Coulter Partners
Jeff Cranmer
Executive Editor, Head of Daily Global Intelligence
BioCentury Inc.
Sharon Cunningham
Co-Founder & CEO
Shorla Oncology
Sanne de Jongh
Investment Manager
Gilde Healthcare
Valerio De Molli
Managing Partner & CEO
The European House - Ambrosetti
Geoffroy De Ribains
Partner
AdBio Partners
Francesco De Rubertis, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Partner
Medicxi
Brian Denker
Director, Industry Events and Operations
BioCentury Inc.
Ugo Di Francesco
CEO
Chiesi Group
Sergio Dompé
CEO
Dompé farmaceutici, and Chair, B20 Task Force Health and Life Sciences
Simone Fishburn, Ph.D.
Vice President & Editor in Chief
BioCentury Inc.
David Flores
Co-Founder, President & CEO
BioCentury Inc.
Arthur Franken
General Partner
Gilde Healthcare
Paolo Fundarò
CEO
Genextra S.p.A.
Daniël Ghyssels
VP, Europe Commercial
Immunocore Ltd.
Anta Gkelou, Ph.D.
Principal Capital Strategy
Sofinnova Partners
Hakan Goker, Ph.D.
Managing Director
M Ventures
Stephen Hansen
Associate Editor
BioCentury Inc.
Manuela Hildebrand
Associate Director Operations
EBD Group
James Huang
Founding Managing Partner, Panacea Healthcare Venture &
Managing Partner, KPCB China
Alicia Irurzun-Lafitte
Partner
UCB Ventures
Alan John
European Account Manager
BioCentury Inc.
Frank Kalkbrenner, Ph.D.
Global Head
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund
Konstantina Katcheves
SVP, Business Development, Innovative Technologies & Geographic Search
Bristol Myers Squibb
Karin Kleinhans, Ph.D.
Partner
EQT Life Sciences
Selina Koch, Ph.D.
Executive Editor, Head of Intelligence & Research
BioCentury Inc.
Daniella Kranjac
Founding Partner & Managing Director
Dynamk Capital
Matt Krebs
Growth Team Sales Manager
BioCentury Inc.
Guillem Laporta
Partner
Ysios Capital
Kevin Lehnbeuter
Customer Success Manager
BioCentury Inc.
Therese Maria Liechtenstein, Ph.D.
Investment Director
M Ventures
Da Liu
Managing Director
CR-CP Life Science Fund
Nanna Lüneborg, Ph.D.
General Partner
Forbion
Barbara Lunghi
Head of Listing Sales
Borsa Italiana - Euronext Group
Stefan Luzi, Ph.D.
Partner
Gilde Healthcare
Joseph Lydon, Ph.D.
Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company
Allan Marchington, Ph.D.
Managing Director & Head of Life Sciences
Intermediate Capital Group plc
Giovanni Mariggi, Ph.D.
Partner
Medicxi
Stefania Mazzoleni, Ph.D.
Scientific Project Manager & Communication Officer
Genenta Science S.p.A.
Rachel Mears
Partner
Jeito Capital
Maria Cristina Messa
Minister of University and Research
MIUR
Joep Muijrers, Ph.D.
General Partner
Gilde Healthcare
Carole Nuechterlein
Head, Roche Venture Fund
Roche
Corrado Panzeri
Partner and Head of the Innovation & Technology Hub
The European House-Ambrosetti
Antoine Papiernik
Chairman & Managing Partner
Sofinnova Partners
Jørgen Søberg Petersen, M.D., Ph.D.
Partner
Novo Holdings
Pierluigi Petrone
CEO
Petrone Group
Eric Pierce
Publisher
BioCentury Inc.
Steven Powell, Ph.D.
CEO
eTheRNA immunotherapies N.V.
Paola Pozzi
Partner
Sofinnova Partners
Pietro Puglisi
Managing Partner
Claris Ventures
Pam Putz
Managing Director
EBD Group
Matteo Radice
Consultant
The European House-Ambrosetti
Guido Rasi, M.D.
Professor of Microbiology
Tor Vergata University of Rome
Luciano Ravera
CEO, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas
and CEO, Humanitas San Pio X
Michael Rice
Founding Partner
LifeSci Partners
Giovanni Rizzo
Partner Biotech Fund
Indaco Venture Partners SGR S.p.A.
Elizabeth Robinson, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Vice Chairman
Indaco Venture Partners SGR S.p.A.
Giuseppe Sala
Mayor of Milan
City of Milan
David Schechner
Partner
MTS Health Partners
Katharina Schropp
Executive Vice President, Business Development & Key Accounts
EBD Group
Graziano Seghezzi
Managing Partner
Sofinnova Partners
Marco Simoni, Ph.D.
President
Human Technopole
Adam Soller
Managing Director
Oxford Finance LLC
Bobby G. Soni, Ph.D.
CBO
BioInnovation Institute
Silvano Spinelli
Founder & Chairman
BiovelocITA s.r.l.
Otello Stampacchia, Ph.D.
Founder and Managing Director
Omega Funds
Paul Peter Tak, M.D., Ph.D.
President and CEO
Candel Therapeutics Inc.
Rafaèle Tordjman, M.D., Ph.D.
Founder & CEO
Jeito Capital
Martin Turner, Ph.D.
Head of Policy and Public Affairs
BIA (U.K. BioIndustry Association)
Jérôme Van Biervliet, Ph.D.
Managing Director
VIB
Erica Whittaker, Ph.D.
VP & Head
UCB Ventures
Lorenzo Wittum
CEO
AstraZeneca Italy
Rob Woodman, Ph.D.
Partner
Panakès Partners
Jordi Xiol
Principal
Ysios Capital
Debra Yu, M.D.
President & Chief Strategy Officer
LianBio
Guo-Liang Yu, Ph.D.
Chairman & CEO, Apollomics Inc. and
Chairman, BayHelix
Alexandra Zemp, Ph.D.
Partner
McKinsey & Company