JUDGING FACULTY


Life Science Experts From Across The Industry

The judging faculty of the Lifestars Awards are chosen for their wealth of industry experience and strength of their cross-border knowledge and are selected from a geographically diverse pool of leading investors, pharma, global advisory, law firms, professional and financial services, contract services, PR and IR Firms and key stakeholders. 

2022 Judging faculty members

 

Neil Darkes

Neil Darkes

CEO
LSX Ltd | European Lifestars Awards (Faculty Chairman)
Nerida Scott, Regional Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation EMEA, Johnson & Johnson 300x

Nerida Scott

Regional Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation EMEA
Johnson & Johnson, United Kingdom
Elena-Fernandez, Head of JLabs, EMEA, Johnson & Johnson

Elena Fernandez-Kleinlein

Head of JLabs, EMEA
Johnson & Johnson, United Kingdom
Khatereh Ahmadi

Khatereh Ahmadi

Head of Search and Evaluation Team, European BD&L Hub
MSD, United Kingdom
Jan De Kerpel

Jan De Kerpel

Managing Director, Head of Life Science & Healthcare
Kempen, The Netherlands
Bianca Coulter

Bianca Coulter

CEO
Coulter Partners, United Kingdom
Adam Farlow

Adam Farlow

Global Head of Capital Market
Baker McKenzie, United Kingdom
Robbie McLaren

Robbie McLaren

Partner and Co-Chair of the London Corporate Department and Vice Chair of the Global Life Sciences Practice
Latham & Watkins, United Kingdom
Fiona Carlin

Fiona Carlin

Partner
Baker McKenzie, Belgium
Roel Meers

Roel Meers

Corporate Finance Partner
Baker McKenzie, Belgium
Sean Morgan-Jones

Sean Morgan-Jones

Chief Commercial Officer
Morgan Prestwich, United Kingdom
Tom Goodman

Tom Goodman

Partner
Cooley, United Kingdom
Gil Bar-Nahum

Gil Bar Nahum

Managing Director, Global Healthcare Investment Banking
Jefferies, United Kingdom
Diana Saraceni

Diana Saraceni

Founder and Managing Partner
Panakes Partners, Italy
Ingrid Teigland Akay

Ingrid Teigland Akay

Managing Partner
Hadean Ventures, Norway
Felice Verduyn-van Weegen

Felice Verduyn-van Weegen

Partner
EQT Life Sciences, The Netherlands
Edoardo Negroni

Edoardo Negroni

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
AurorA-TT, Italy
LauraR

Laura Rodriguez

Principal
Invivo Capital, Spain
Ole Kring

Ole Kring

Partner
Vækstfonden, Denmark
Karen Wagner

Karen Wagner

General Partner
Ysios Capital, Spain
Daniel O'Mahony

Daniel O'Mahony

Partner
Seroba Life Sciences, Ireland
Raúl Saraiva

Raúl Saraiva

Investment Manager, Life Sciences
Portugal Ventures, Portugal
Mary Clark

Mary Clark

Managing Director
Optimum Strategic Communications, United Kingdom
Melanie Toyne-Sewell

Melanie Toyne-Sewell

Managing Partner
Instinctif Partners, United Kingdom
Cepta Duffy

Cepta Duffy

Senior Development Adviser
Enterprise Ireland, Ireland
Luc Dochez

Luc Dochez

Managing Partner
DROIA Genetic Disease Fund, Belgium
Katleen Vandermissen

Katleen Vandermissen

Managing Partner
Heran Partners, Belgium
Carlo

Carlo Sanfilippo

Senior Investment Manager
Indaco Venture Partners, Italy
Bart Van Hooland

Bart Van Hooland

Partner
Thia Ventures, Belgium
Lorna Cuddon

Lorna Cuddon

Managing Director
Zyme Communications, United Kingdom
Alain Chevallier

Alain Chevallier

Partner Life Sciences
Truffle Capital, France
Kiran Dallenbach

Kiran Dallenbach

Investment Manager
BioMed Partners, Switzerland
Florian Müllershausen

Florian Müllershausen

Managing Partner
Novartis Venture Fund, Switzerland
Maria Tell

Maria Tell

Investment Manager
Segulah Medical Acceleration, Sweden
Anne Horgan

Anne Horgan

Partner
Cambridge Innovation Capital, United Kingdom
Katja Rosenkranz

Katja Rosenkranz

Partner
V-Bio Ventures, Belgium
Georgia Attwood

Georgia Attwood

Managing Director Business Development
LifeSci Advisors, United Kingdom
Sebastian Pünzeler

Sebastian Pünzeler

Partner
Apollo Ventures, Germany
Will Brooks

William Brooks

Investment Manager
Downing Ventures, United Kingdom
Sukaina Virji

Sukaina Virji

Senior Associate Partner
Consilium Strategic Communications, United Kingdom
Katja Stout

Katja Stout

Managing Director
Scius Communications, United Kingdom
Vincent Lepreux

Vincent Lepreux

Associate Director
Debiopharm Innovation Fund, Switzerland
Tassos Konstantinou

Tassos Konstantinou

Investment Manager, Life Sciences
IP Group, United Kingdom
Natalie Garland-Collins

Natalie Garland-Collins

Senior Director, Strategic Communications
FTI Consulting, United Kingdom
Sue Charles

Sue Charles

Founder and Director
Charles Consultants, United Kingdom
Frazer Hall

Frazer Hall

Senior Consultant
MEDiSTRAVA Consulting, United Kingdom
Giovanni Rizzo

Giovanni Rizzo

Venture Partner
Indaco Venture Partners, Italy
Sonia Benhamida, Principal, Kreos Capital

Sonia Benhamida

Principal
Kreos Capital, United Kingdom