2021 speakers


Innovation and investment across biotech, medtech and healthtech

Houman Ashrafian, Managing Partner, SV Health Investors

Houman Ashrafian

Managing Partner
SV Health Investors
Juliette Audet, Partner, Forbion

Juliette Audet

Partner
Forbion
James Baillieu, Partner, Bird & Bird

James Baillieu

Partner
Bird & Bird
Junaid Bajwa, Chief Medical Scientist, Microsoft

Junaid Bajwa

Chief Medical Scientist
Microsoft
Gil Bar-Nahum, Managing Director, Jefferies

Gil Bar-Nahum

Managing Director
Jefferies
Jason Conner, Chief Strategy Officer, Kiniciti

Jason Conner

Chief Strategy Officer
Kiniciti
Josh Dance, SVP, LSX

Josh Dance

SVP
LSX
Wim De Vlieger, Partner, Sidley

Wim De Vlieger

Partner
Sidley
Janke Dittmer, General Partner, Gilde Healthcare

Janke Dittmer

General Partner
Gilde Healthcare
Tanja Dowe, CEO, Debiopharm Innovation Fund SA

Tanja Dowe

CEO
Debiopharm Innovation Fund SA
David Germonpré, Investment Partner, MTIP

David Germonpré

Investment Partner
MTIP
Dulce Gonçalves, Consultant, ADC Therapeutics

Dulce Gonçalves

Consultant
ADC Therapeutics
Joshua Gray, Special Counsel, Covington & Burling

Joshua Gray

Special Counsel
Covington & Burling
James Gubbins, Partner, Covington

James Gubbins

Partner
Covington
Tim Haines, Chairman & Managing Partner, Abingworth LLP

Tim Haines

Chairman & Managing Partner
Abingworth LLP
William Hicks, Co-chair Securities & Capital Markets Group, Mintz

William Hicks

Co-chair Securities & Capital Markets Group
Mintz
Tassos Konstantinou, Investment Manager Life Sciences, IP Group

Tassos Konstantinou

Investment Manager Life Sciences
IP Group
Mark Laurenzo, Business Development Manager, Iowa Economic Development Authority

Mark Laurenzo

Business Development Manager
Iowa Economic Development Authority
Isabella Liu, Partner, Baker McKenzie

Isabella Liu

Partner
Baker McKenzie
Oren Livne, Partner, Baker McKenzie

Oren Livne

Partner
Baker McKenzie
Joseph Lydon, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Joseph Lydon

Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company
Sunjay Malhotra, Senior Associate, Pinsent Masons

Sunjay Malhotra

Senior Associate
Pinsent Masons
Marie Manley, Partner, Head of the UK Life Sciences Practice, Sidley

Marie Manley

Partner, Head of the UK Life Sciences Practice
Sidley
Roberta Markovina, Partner, Head of US Securities, Pinsent Masons

Roberta Markovina

Partner, Head of US Securities
Pinsent Masons
Robbie McLaren, Partner, Latham & Watkins

Robbie McLaren

Partner
Latham & Watkins
Florian Muellershausen, Managing Director, Novartis Venture Fund

Florian Muellershausen

Managing Director
Novartis Venture Fund
Joep Muijrers, General Partner, Gilde Healthcare

Joep Muijrers

General Partner
Gilde Healthcare
Matthias Müllenbeck, SVP, Head Global BD & Alliance Management, Merck KGaA

Matthias Müllenbeck

SVP, Head Global BD & Alliance Management
Merck KGaA
Travis Murdoch, Partner, Monograph Capital Partners

Travis Murdoch

Partner
Monograph Capital Partners
Daniel Pavin, Partner, Covington & Burling

Daniel Pavin

Partner
Covington & Burling
Martin Pfister, Investment Manager, High-Tech Gründerfonds

Martin Pfister

Investment Manager
High-Tech Gründerfonds
Scott Platshon, Partner, EcoR1 Capital

Scott Platshon

Partner
EcoR1 Capital
Katja Rosenkranz, Partner, V-Bio Ventures

Katja Rosenkranz

Partner
V-Bio Ventures
Héctor Röthlisberger, Head Counsel, Takeda

Héctor Röthlisberger

Head Counsel
Takeda
Christoph Ruedig, Partner​, AlbionVC

Christoph Ruedig

Partner
AlbionVC
Diana Saraceni, Co-Founder and General Partner, Panakes Partners

Diana Saraceni

General Partner
Panakès Partners
Julia Schieber, Associate, Baker McKenzie

Julia Schieber

Associate
Baker McKenzie
Denis Segota, Partner, Baker McKenzie

Denis Segota

Partner
Baker McKenzie
Berrak Selek, Head of Global Commercial Strategy, Eleusis

Berrak Selek

Head of Global Commercial Strategy
Eleusis
Sally Shorthose, Partner, Bird & Bird

Sally Shorthose

Partner
Bird & Bird
Naveed Siddiqi, Partner, Novo Ventures, Novo Holdings A/S

Naveed Siddiqi

Partner, Novo Ventures
Novo Holdings A/S
Stephanie Sirota, Partner and CBO, RTW Investments

Stephanie Sirota

Partner and CBO
RTW Investments
Julian Stanier, Partner, Pinsent Masons

Julian Stanier

Partner
Pinsent Masons
Randy Sunberg, Partner, Baker McKenzie

Randy Sunberg

Partner
Baker McKenzie
Tina Tan, Executive Editor, FirstWord HealthTech

Tina Tan

Executive Editor
FirstWord HealthTech
Steve Tolle, General Partner, HLM Venture Partners

Steve Tolle

General Partner
HLM Venture Partners
Erik van den Berg, CEO, AM Pharma

Erik van den Berg

CEO
AM Pharma
Bonnie Van Wilgenburg, Principal, Monograph Capital Partners

Bonnie Van Wilgenburg

Principal
Monograph Capital Partners
Montserrat Vendrell, General Partner, Alta Life Sciences

Montserrat Vendrell

Partner
Alta Life Sciences
Charles Waddell, Partner, Pinsent Masons

Charles Waddell

Partner
Pinsent Masons
Mel Walker, Managing Director, BioPharma Futures

Mel Walker

Managing Director
BioPharma Futures
Alexandra Zemp, Partner, McKinsey & Company

Alexandra Zemp

Partner
McKinsey & Company

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