Moves

October moves 2020

Investment firms   

  • Joe Anderson joined Sofinnova Partners as Partner in the Crossover Fund 
  • Jeroen Bakker Principal at Novo Seeds has joined Rappta Therapeutics’ Board 
  • Omega Funds’ Managing Director Claudio Nessi and Principal Francesco Draetta joined Chord Therapeutics’ Board 
  • Kate Rowley previously Investment Director for Bioscience Managers has been appointed Chief Business Officer at Abcodia Ltd

Media 

  • Olivia Goldhill has joined STAT News as Investigative Reporter, from Quartz
  • Mark Latham appointed Editor of Private Equity News 
  • Stefan Wagstyl appointed Editor of both FT Money and FT Wealth 
  • Alex Lawson has started as Senior City Correspondent at the Mail on Sunday 
  • Emma Dunkley has been appointed as City Correspondent at The Mail on Sunday 

September moves 2020

Investment firms   

  • Annalisa Jenkins appointed NED at Trustedoctor  
  • Edward Kliphuis joined Amadeus Capital while remaining an advisor at M ventures  
  • Jean Hynes to succeed Brendan Swords as CEO of Wellington Management in 2021  
  • Abhijeet Lele and Jon Levy appointed Senior Partners at Novo Holdings Principal Investments
  • Bidhi Bhoma has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Liberum Capital

Analysts  

  • Dr. Brian White and Andrew Keith found new firm Calvine Partners 

Media  

  • Catherine Longworth joins pharmaphorum from Medtech Insight, Informa Pharma Intelligence 
  • Laurel Ives appointed Digital Health Editor at the Daily Telegraph  
  • Linda Geddes appointed Science Correspondent at the Guardian 

August moves 2020

Investment firms 

  • Tony Scawthorn will be appointed as joint CEO of Zeus Capital Limited, alongside John Goold (STA) 
  • Muna Therapeutics Chief Scientific Officer Rita Balice-Gordon has joined Novo Seeds as Entrepreneur in Residence 

Analysts  

  • Mick Cooper, previously an analyst at Trinity Delta has joined the BEIS, Office for Life Sciences.  

Media 

  • Matt Atherton is now Health Reporter at the Daily Express 
  • John Simons has been appointed Deputy Health & Science Editor for the Wall Street Journal 
  • Karl Mathiesen has joined POLITICO Europe, based in Brussels 
  • Natalie Grover has left Endpoints News and is now Science Correspondent at The Guardian 
  • Peter Evans has left Sunday Times 
  • David Crow is no longer US Coronavirus Correspondent at Financial Times and is now covering US elections 
  • Ben Woods is rejoining The Daily Telegraph as Senior Business Reporter 
  • Drew Armstrong is now senior editor for Healthcare at Bloomberg Business 

July moves 2020

Investment firms

  • Claire Terlouw has joined LifeArc Ventures from Syncona
  • Priya Mande has joined the UK Vaccine Taskforce on secondment from PsiOxus Therapeutics
  • Regina Hodits, Managing Partner, Wellington Partners, is now a member of the board

Analysts and banking

  • Richard Parkes has joined Exane as Equity Analyst from Deustche Bank

Media

  • Joseph Walker, Healthcare Reporter, Wall Street Journal is now covering the European pharmaceutical industry.
  • Harriet Clarfelt, Investment Writer, Investors Chronicle is now covering healthcare
  • Lauren Wolf has joined Nature News as Bureau Chief for the Americas; she was previously Deputy Editorial Director at Chemical & Engineering News
  • Kashmira Gander has been promoted to Deputy Science Editor at Newsweek (US) from Health Correspondent

June moves 2020

Investment firms

  • Luc Debruyne and Gérard Lamarche appointed to the Board of Directors of Fund+
  • Kemal Malik appointed as Non-Executive Director at Syncona
  • Christian Schetter, PhD has been promoted to Managing Director at Arix Bioscience
  • Graham Stafford has left Man GLG to join Endurant Capital as partner

Analyst and banking

  • Dylan van Haaften has joined Bryan Garnier as Healthcare Equity Research Analyst
  • James Mainwaring has joined Atlantic Equities from Stifel

Media

  • Harriet Clarfelt is now covering the healthcare sector at Investors Chronicle
  • Virginia Hughes has joined The New York Times as Editor for Health & Science
  • Anna Gross is covering the ‘science of coronavirus’ for the Financial Times’ Science & Environment team

May moves 2020

Investment firms

  • Tatiana Brask joined Novo Holdings A/S as Manager for Fund Investments in Novo Seeds
  • Fiona MacLaughlin has joined J& J innovation – JJDC from INKEF
  • Stephan Christgau has founded Eir Ventures
  • Vinayak Nikam has left Vivo Capital
  • Dr. Anja Harmeier left Roche and joined BB Pureos Bioventures
  • Martijn Mulder left NIBC Bank and joined Ampersand Capital Partners

Analyst and banking

  • Richard Parkes, Director, Pharmaceuticals Equity has left Deutsche Bank Securities
  • Hugo Solvet left Bryan Garnier & Co. and joined Exane BNP Paribas
  • Dorothea Hill left Hardman & Co and has joined GSK

Media

  • Amber Tong has relocated to Hong Kong and has been promoted to Editor at Endpoints News
  • Anna Smith has left PharmaTimes, where she was a Reporter
  • David Brenchley has been appointed Acting Deputy News Editor at Investment Week
  • Chloe Cheung has joined FT Adviser as a Reporter, covering investment platforms
  • Adam Smith starts as Science and Technology Reporter at the Independent
  • Lucy McNulty has been appointed City Editor at Financial News

April moves 2020

Investment firms

  • Paul Sekhri and Sanford (Sandy) Zweifach joined Medicxi as Venture Partners
  • Arix Bioscience appointed Dr. Naseem Amin as Executive Chairman, promoted Jonathan Tobin to Managing Director and John Cassidy to Principal

Analyst and specialist sales

  • Kerry Holford and Luisa Hector have joined Berenberg from Exane to head up the Global Pharmaceutical Equity research
  • Fowey Harvey joined Liberum from IQIVIA as Healthcare Analyst
  • James Mainwaring has left Stifel

Media

  • Mike Ward has joined Decision Resources Group, part of Clarivate as Global Head of Thought Leadership.
  • Carlo Martuscelli left DJ/ WSJ to join POLITICO
  • Helen Albert has left Labiotech and is now working as a freelance journalist
  • Ben Fidler has joined Biopharma Dive from Xconomy

 

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