9 - 27 May 2022
Online Conference & Networking

18 & 19 May 2022

Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles - Hall 7.2 | Paris, France

Aurelio Arias

Engagement Manager

Aurelio creates topical and forward-looking strategic content relevant to pharma executives worldwide and publishes articles, blogs and white papers on a regular basis. Aurelio’s predominant focus is on off-patent markets where he generates evidence-led insights with a view to spark high-level discourse on biosimilars, generics and value-added medicines. Moreover, he is involved in numerous projects exploring the interface between healthcare and digital technology. He is considered a subject matter expert in these areas where he speaks at numerous conferences worldwide, presents at board-level meetings and engages in consulting projects.

Asmita Khanolkar

Cambridge Pharma
Senior Director

Asmita Khanolkar has a Master’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA, USA. With over 24 years of manufacturing experience specializing in the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industry, she has managed various device projects from concept to commercial launch. Her product portfolio includes single-use, wearable and implantable devices, drug-device, device-biologic combination products for drug delivery, biotech, bio therapeutics and pharmaceutical applications. She has held various engineering and management roles in New Product Development, Manufacturing Engineering, Advanced Quality Planning, Operations, Supply Chain and Product Life Cycle Management. Her current responsibilities includes corporate leadership role as subject matter expert supporting multiple sites for bringing complete solution to customers.

Beate Treffler

Avient Colorants Germany GmbH
Regional Sales Manager Europe Healthcare Polymer Solutions Europe

Beate Treffler has over 25 years of experience in additives for plastic applications and plastic processing. In March 2015 she joined the Business Unit Masterbatches of Clariant as Regional Head Europe Segment Healthcare Polymer Solutions being responsible for Marketing & Sales. On 1st of July 2020 the former PolyOne Corp. acquired Clariant’s BU Masterbatches to form the new company Avient Corporation, a leading provider of color- and performance-enhancing concentrates and pre-colored formulations. Since October 2021 she leads the HC Sales in EMEA and together with the dedicated team they provide polymer solutions for pharma packaging, medical - and drug delivery devices. These polymer solutions comprise pre-tested and changed controlled concentrates as well as ready-to-use polymer formulations

Ben Kübler

Cambridge Design Partnership
Consultant Industrial Designer

Ben is an award-winning designer with over five years’ experience working with global brands, bringing new products to market, and innovating in the healthcare sector. He has worked across diverse sectors such as FMCG, consumer electronics, drug delivery, and medical therapy.
Ben is passionate about designing products with a user-centered approach, leveraging research driven insights to inform design decisions and ensuring products meet the needs of their intended users. At CDP, he has developed a passion for design in drug delivery and medical therapy and has significant experience in robotic surgery and dialysis.

Bernd Garska

Covestro AG
Technical Marketing Manager Healthcare EMEA

Bernd holds an Master in Polymer Science from Aachen University of applied science and a PhD in Macromolecular Chemistry from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. After his graduation in 2013 he held various positions in the area of customer applications, R&D, Production and Marketing and he worked in Germany, China and Belgium.

Chris Muenzer

Haselmeier, a medmix Brand
Vice President of Innovation & Development

Chris Muenzer is the Vice President of Innovation and Development at Haselmeier, a medmix Brand. At Haselmeier he leads a team of experts that create customized drug delivery systems for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Mr. Muenzer has over 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, having worked at Novartis, Roche, and the Battelle Memorial Institute. During this time he has worked at all stages of device development from initial concept, engineering development, clinical trials, and launch.Mr. Muenzer holds a BSME from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the US.  He is also the inventor of several patents and is a frequent contributor to industry conferences and ISO standards.

Christa Jansen-Otten

West Pharmaceutical Services
Director of Technical Product Development

Diana started her career in the medical device industry prior she joined SCHOTT in summer 2018. In her role as Product Manager for bulk vials, she is responsible for the product strategy, including the identification of new market opportunities and the development and launch of innovative products.

Christophe Marie

Aptar Pharma
Global Product Sustainability Director

Christophe Marie is Global Product Sustainability Director within the Aptar Innovation Excellence team, leading the Solutions Pillar of Aptar’s sustainability strategy. Christophe’s primary goals include building and driving strategy to achieve the commitments made by Aptar through the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, which is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme. Prior to his product sustainability role at Aptar, Christophe was part of Aptar Pharma from 2002 to 2018, where he held various positions within the R&D and Global Market Development teams.

Csilla Rimóczi

Head of ECL Business

I have been working at CODEX for 8 years, through which years I have climbed the corporate ladder from product manager assistant to now being head of the booklet label business line which is now the most important product portfolio of CODEX. I graduated at Budapest Business School - University of Applied Sciences as an economist. At CODEX, I am responsible for the company's export growth, onboarding new customers, and developing label solutions based on exact customer needs.

Clare Beddoes

Cambridge Design Partnership
Senior Insights Research Consultant

Clare is experienced in researching and analysing the medical industry – with a particular interest in drug delivery. She has worked with very small and early-stage start-ups as well as big pharma and biotech, and market-leading medtech companies.
Her expertise includes unmet needs exploration through structured interviewing, as well as technology scouting, and market strategy. She is keen to draw on the experiences of users and key stakeholders, both to validate applications of existing products and drive innovation of new concepts.

Corinne Ondo

Head of Sourcing Production Materials Biotech & Healthcare Innovation

Corinne Ondo currently is the Head of Sourcing Production Materials Biotech & Healthcare Innovation at Merck. Before joining Merck in 2015, she had over 20 years of international experience in the luxury business, consumer goods, automotive, and oil & gas industries. She is an Engineer, graduated from ESIGELEC School of Engineering (France).

Denis Marteau

Owen Mumford Ltd
General Manager, Pharmaceutical Services

Denis is the General Manager of Pharmaceutical Services, he joined Owen Mumford in 1975 and therefore over the years has seen and been part of massive changes and growth in the company, gaining experience in many areas from manufacturing and development to sales and marketing. Denis has been involved with the evolution of the drug delivery market with many different injection devices from the very first cartridge pen and first plastic autoinjector for syringes to the various innovative injection systems of today.

Diana Löber

Product Manager Bulk Vials

Diana started her career in the medical device industry prior she joined SCHOTT in summer 2018. In her role as Product Manager for bulk vials, she is responsible for the product strategy, including the identification of new market opportunities and the development and launch of innovative products.

Edgar Bauer

Bausch Strobel
Sales & Business Development Director Europe

Edgar Bauer has been working in various technical and commercial functions at Bausch+Ströbel since 1989. In this role, he has gained thorough knowledge of the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. Bausch+Ströbel is a full-range supplier of complex production lines for the industrial processing of pharmaceutical products in liquid and powder form. Together with his team, he is responsible for European countries as well as the relationship management of international Key Accounts.

Elina Iamsia

Edelmann GmbH

Elina Iamsia is in charge of sustainability topics for the Edelmann Group globally. Based in the HQ in Germany, she works directly with the key functions, such as Development, Procurement, Sales and more to ensure a holistic approach. Elina has experience working with the leading global brands to build and support their packaging sustainability journeys.Throughout the past 3 years with Edelmann, Elina has guided numerous programs to improve the environmental performance of packaging across all sectors, including pharma.

Eve Marie Vaccaro

BD Medical
Global Sales & Operation Planner

Eve-Marie joined BD Medical -Pharmaceutical Systems as Glass Syringe Supply Network Planner 11 years ago. Then she led the main BDM-PS distribution center switch project and has more recently played a key role on the rollout of SAP in Europe. Following these successful implementations, Eve-Marie has taken the role of Global Sales & Operation planner for stoppers. Her strong supply chain background and past experiences in project management enabled her to transition as project leader for PremiumCoat stoppers in 2021. Eve-Marie holds an engineer degree from Grenoble Industrial Engineering & Management School.

Fabien Roy

Hogan Lovells International LLP

As partner of our Life Sciences practice, Fabien Roy focuses his practice at Hogan Lovells on advising clients on European Union (EU) and national regulatory matters involving medical devices and pharmaceutical laws and guidelines. Fabien follows the new regulations on medical devices (MDR and IVDR) and the GDPR very closely and regularly advises clients on the requirements applicable to their digital health technologies. With a practice entirely focusing on complex regulatory issues faced by Life Sciences clients, he can quickly address and anticipate complex challenges and propose innovative solutions enabling clients to focus on their business.

Felix Georg Müller

plus10 GmbH
CEO & Co-Founder plus10

Felix Georg Müller is experienced in production engineering, data science and business development. He is specialized in time series analysis and behavioural models for machines and plants. Before founding plus10 he was Fraunhofer group leader for autonomous production optimization. At plus10 he is responsible for business development, product market fit and sales.

Gareth Pearce

Pacifi Ltd.
Founder - Director

With 25+ years of commercial and technical experience in primary pharmaceutical packaging and medical devices, I am now commercialising a variety of new applications for DuoVIAL® across a range of markets.  With packaging sustainability foremost, I'm excited by the advantages this format brings in terms of recyclability, minimal materials utilisation and refill cartridge based approach.A minimalist design capitalising on the latest laser technologies for a light touch carbon footprint.

Gemma Budd

Nanopharm, an Aptar Pharma company
Director of Business Development

Gemma Budd is Business Development Director for Nanopharm, an Aptar Company, where she is primarily responsible for developing business and collaborative opportunities for Aptar Pharma’s services, solutions and technologies in the orally inhaled and nasal drug product (OINDP) sector. With a university degree in Biomedical Sciences, Gemma has over 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in both research and commercial positions, from materials science and analytical services, to formulation technology and drug delivery devices, primarily for oral and inhaled dosage forms.

Holger Krenz

SiO2 Materials Science
Vice President Applications Development Europe

Holger Krenz, Vice President Applications Development Europe, at SiO2 Material Science, is together with his team responsible for the European customer activities to support the commercialization of SiO2´s product portfolio. He holds a diploma in biology with a focus on Neurophysiology. Holger is working for more than 20 years in the medical device industry in various positions including R&D project management, Marketing & Sales as well as Business Development at different companies e.g. Boehringer Ingelheim and WestRock / Silgan Dispensing. In 2014 he joined SiO2 Material Science.

Irving Paz

Covestro AG
Healthcare Segment Manager EMEA

Irving Paz Chagoya is Covestro´s Healthcare Segment Manager for EMEA. In this role he oversees the Industrial Marketing Strategy in the EMEA Healthcare plastics Industry for Covestro Polycarbonate Materials. Irving has more than 10 years of experience in the Healthcare Industry, serving in various roles for fortune 500 companies in technical marketing, business development and strategic management roles. Irving earned his MSc degree from the University of Warwick.

Isabelle Jenny

Sustainability Manager

Sustainability Manager at Amcor Flexibles Europe Middle East and Africa, Isabelle JENNY holds an engineer degree in polymer and a PhD in Polymer Chemistry.She has been with Amcor since 2003 as a packaging development engineer and then as sustainability manager. Isabelle has more than 15 years’ experience in life cycle assessment and eco-design study in the food, pharmaceutical and medical flexible packaging market.She has also an expertise in sustainable sourcing, on biodegradable and compostable packaging and on flexible packaging recyclability.She is involved in the several EU initiatives like:
- HPRC (Healthcare Plastic Recycling Council): https://www.hprc.org 
- CEFLEX (A Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging): https://ceflex.eu/ 
- RECYCLASS: https://recyclass.eu/ 
- MULTICYCLE project: http://multicycle-project.eu/
- PEFCR (Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules for Flexible Packaging: https://ec.europa.eu/environment/eussd/smgp/ef_transition.htm 
- ASI (Aluminium Stewardship Initiative): https://aluminium-stewardship.org/

Juha Mattila

STERIS Life Sciences
Director Sterilization Technologies

Juha Mattila is Director, Sterilization Technologies, responsible for the STERIS Life Sciences Finland GMP products portfolio. He has B. Sc. in HVAC and Process Engineering, and M. Eng. in Business Informatics. He has over 22 years of experience with pharmaceutical and research technologies, including R&D, engineering, and product management. He is an active member of PDA, ISPE and Finnish Biosafety Network and collaborating as subject matter expert in relative international standard work groups, representing Finland.

Katsuyuki Takeuchi

Terumo Europe NV
Associate Product Manager

Katsuyuki Takeuchi is Associate Product Manager at Terumo Pharmaceutical Solutions. With extensive knowledge in pharmaceutical science, he has worked in research and development of injectable drug products such as IV solution bags and prefilled syringes, and contributed to launch various products into the market. Utilizing his experience, Mr. Takeuchi currently has product management responsibilities for the polymer based prefillable syringes platform.

Klaus Heinisch

Edelmann GmbH

Klaus Heinisch has been an expert in the production and distribution of secondary packaging since 2000, first at Arthur Theis GmbH Wuppertal and later at Edelmann GmbH in Heidenheim an der Brenz. Klaus has held various positions in technical project management and quality management at different locations. He currently supports and advises international key accounts within the framework of Key Account Management Pharma.  The main topics of counterfeit protection and serialisation also fall within his area of expertise.

Laurent Tonnelier


Laurent TONNELIER is an expert on Automatic Identification and Data Capture, and Security at AFNOR, member of ISO. He is involved in several Working Groups at GS1. He is co-founder of XTAG, an innovative software solution to connect patients through objects, using optical identification systems. XTAG, Medicine Labelling for visually impaired, was awarded Best project by HEC Challenge+ in 2020.

Marc Uerdingen

West Pharmaceuticals Services
Director Techinical Customer Support Europe

As Director for Technical Support Europe, Marc and his team are responsible to assure the outstanding science based technical service to pharmaceutical customers on West´s products. Marc is working almost 20 years in the life science and pharmaceutical industry in various R&D and customer facing manager positions. He published more than 30 articles and patents and holding a PhD in chemistry.

Marcus Bates

Aptar Pharma
Vice President, Digital Healthcare

Marcus Bates is Vice President, Digital Health at Aptar Pharma.  Marcus has spent more than 20 years working in the world of drug delivery devices and connected health. In this time he has worked for two of the industry leading companies, in a range of roles, spending the majority of his time at Aptar.  Marcus is responsible for the business development activities in Europe and working closely with the sales and engineering teams supporting growth and new product development.

Mayur Patel

PA Consulting
Digital Health Expert

Mayur is an accomplished leader with over 18 years of innovative pharma digital health and medical device development experience. He advises pharmaceutical companies on digital health innovation, technology strategy, product development, regulatory and commercialisation aspects. Mayur has led a wide range of development programmes in PA and his past employments. He has a strong track record in leading development of innovative devices and techniques. Mayur has helped PA’s clients to address some of the most stringent technical needs and challenges.

Michael Earl

Owen Mumford Ltd
Director Pharmaceutical Services

Michael Earl joined Owen Mumford as Director of Pharmaceutical Services in November 2020. He was previously the Commercial VP at Bespak, leading the commercial team there to drive growth in their substantial medical devices business. Prior to that, he worked for a number of pharma, biotech and device companies. In a career spanning 35 years, he has been responsible for all aspects and stages of drug and device development and commercialisation. Michael has also completed a substantial number of commercial, licensing and M&A transactions. 

Noel Gibbons

Technical Advisor-Packaging

Noel Gibbons BSc (Hons) is the Technical Advisor for Medical Device and Pharmaceutical packaging within STERIS AST. He has significant experience in a wide variety of areas from manufacturing, process validation, package testing, packaging process validation, package integrity testing, quality and international test standards. He has considerable practical experience in medical device packaging at all levels, including evaluation of proposed packaging and current packaging designs and related validation documentation. 
Noel has presented nationally and internationally on Medical Device and Pharmaceutical package testing particularly on the requirements of the ISO11607 and associated test standards. He is a featured speaker at international conferences and seminars on medical and pharmaceutical packaging aspects.

Oli Gould

Owen Mumford Ltd
Design Team Manager - Design Engineering, Research & Development

Oli Gould is an experienced Design Manager with a background in engineering and 10 years working in medical device development, preceded by several years working with household consumer technology brands. As R&D Design Team Manager at Owen Mumford, Oli supports the development of innovative new medical devices. Alongside a range of competences, Oli specialises in engineering analysis and environmental sustainability in product development.

Olivia Houselander

Owen Mumford Ltd
Business Development Manager

Olivia is a Business Development Manager within Owen Mumford Pharmaceutical Services, and is responsible for defining strategic goals and delivering commercial plans for our self-injection platforms. As a commercial leader, Olivia offers a wealth of knowledge and experience in the development of injectable devices and building partnerships with global pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

Patrick Kraft

Gerresheimer Lohr GmbH
Global Sustainability Manager

After his bachelor study in Business Administration and International Business, Patrick focused on the topics energy and sustainability in his masters studies.After some time at one of the worlds leading energy companies “Engie”, Patrick joined Drees & Sommer, a mix between project management office, engineering service provider as well as consultancy, and dealt as team leader with the development of holistic energy and sustainability concepts for big real estate, industrial sites up to city districts.Since mid of the year 2021 he works as “Global Sustainability Manager” responsible for the SUS strategy and road mapping as well as value-chain comprising collaboration for our moulded glass business as most energy and resource intense business within Gerresheimer.

Peter Schmitt

Montesino Associates, LLC
Founder and Managing Director

Peter began his career in the early 1980’s selling various types of polymeric rawmaterials (film, sheet, and synthetic resin) to the medical, pharmaceutical andelectronics industries in Puerto Rico and throughout the Caribbean.Polymerland, General Electric Plastics’ resin distributor, acquired the companyhe co-founded and expanded sales to include Mexico and Central America.In 1994 Peter joined American Mirrex (a major supplier of PVC film to thehealthcare industry) as Product Manager and later Director of Marketing.In 1996, he founded Montesino Associates, providing consulting and advisoryservices to the healthcare packaging industry. In 2000, he founded MontesinoTechnologies, a manufacturers’ representative for high technology film andconverting equipment, specifically calenders and accessories for PVC andrubber.Over the next decade Montesino grew as a thought leader in healthcarepackaging, managing projects regulatory change (DMFs, interchangeability, andQbD in packaging); technological change (FEA, simulation, 3D tools, etc.),partnering with customers to manage and thrive in the rapidly changingchannels for packaging in the healthcare marketplace. Montesino’s presence inLatin America grew as well, leading the introduction and surprising growth ofhigh barrier materials in the midst of challenging times.Peter continues to lead Montesino in new challenges: Single Use Systems inbiopharmaceuticals, sustainability in packaging, the emerging Cannabis market,assisting suppliers and end users in understanding and reaping benefits fromchanges in healthcare packaging. Exploring emerging markets and packaging’srole in their growth remains an ongoing focus.

Pierre Reppert

 Validation Manager

MASTER of Science (M2) in Nuclear Enginerring.

Since 01.2019: Validation Manager at STERIS Daeniken Switzerland:

X-Ray Radiation Technical Center (RTC) Manager for Europe and Asia
Management of the site Validation Team and Laboratory
Member of STERIS Daeniken Executive Board (Geschäftsleiter)
Radiation Protection Officier
Radiation Technical Support and Guidance for Gamma and X-Ray Sterilisation Processes
Performance Qualification - Dose Mapping according to GMP, ISO 11137 and AAMI TIR 29 Standards
Performing of Alanine Dosimetry System qualification, calibration and maintenance activities
Technology Deployment and Innovation in Radiation Technical Team

Piet Christiaens

Nelson Labs
Scientific Director

Dr. Christiaens received his PhD from the Analytical Chemistry Department of the University of Leuven (Belgium) in 1991. From 1992 to 1997, he was the Lab Manager in two CROs.After, he joined Shell Chemical Company in Houston (US), as an independent consultant, working on hydrogenated triblock co-polymers. Since 2001, Piet has held the position of Scientific Director at Nelson Labs Europe where he develops analytical methodsand protocols for both extractables and leachables studies for thepharmaceutical and medical industries.Dr. Christiaens oversees all laboratory operations at Nelson Labs Europe and supports business development and R&D.

Rob Jordan

Owen Mumford Ltd
Design Engineer, Research & Development

Rob is an engineer in the R&D department based in Woodstock (UK) and predominately works on Autoinjector projects including the Aidaptus platform device.  Rob’s specific areas of interests include mechanical design of mechanisms, complete platform device tolerance analysis and CT scanning for metrology and full device assessment.  Prior to working at Owen Mumford Rob has worked in the fields of Product Testing & Certification and Healthcare facility provision.Rob holds BEng(Hons) and MSc degrees in mechanical engineering.

Robert Schultheis

Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Rob Schultheis, Founder & Chief Technology Officer ZebraSci

Rob founded ZebraSci in 2009 as a company dedicated developing novel inspection technologies to ensure quality in parenteral packaging and combination products.As Chief Technology Officer, Rob oversees all aspects of the ZebraSci technology pipeline.
Rob holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics from the Drexel University.
Prior to ZebraSci, Rob has been working in various senior engineering positions for Amgen and Merck.

Roberto Valenti

Head of Materials Development
Bormioli Pharma

Roberto Valenti is Head of Materials Development in Bormioli Pharma. He has been in charge since January 1999 of the R&D activities aimed at the use and validation of innovative materials, such as more sustainable plastics - recycled, bio-based, compostable - or barrier materials aimed at improving the container performances. Roberto Valenti is constantly updated on the latest developments through a consolidated network of partners and suppliers, supporting clients on their materials innovation projects.

Robert Lindner

Global Product Manager

Robert Lindner is working for SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems as Global Product Manager adaptiQ®. In this role he is responsible for SCHOTT’s ready-to-use vials portfolio, which is part of the SCHOTT iQ® platform.

Besides that he works on bringing additional value to pharma companies with novel secondary packaging solutions for the whole SCHOTT iQ® platform. He has working experience in managing international R&D projects and technology networks, both in plastics processing and functional thin-films for medical and electronic applications. Robert Lindner holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Mainz University.

Romane Osadnick

Key Account Manager

I graduated in Agronomy Engineering at Montpellier SupAgro. I started my career in the food industry, working in Environmental Services.

I joined Adelphe in July 2020 as a Key Account Manager. My mission is to support companies, mainly in the pharmaceutical sector, around 3 main themes: simplification of administrative procedures, eco-design of packaging and support for companies in their CSR strategy.

S. Ross Tsakas

Pharmaceutical Segment Leader

Ross is an educator, editor, and pharmaceutical segment leader with over 17 years of global industry experience. To his credit he has successfully founded and led two biomedical ventures through to acquisition: BioFaran SA and Eulysis UK Limited. With funding and endorsement from the World Health Organization, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, HRH Prince Charles’ Prince’s Trust, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he developed a drug delivery system that enabled twice as many medicines to be produced, transported, stored, and delivered at half the cost worldwide. As a published author and speaker Ross has been featured in Forbes magazine, Bloomberg Economic News, and as a guest of the BBC, and World Health Organization.Ross supports customers through strategy implementation and execution, providing solutions to help avoid quality performance issues and product recalls. He is a committee participant on the World Health Organization Medical Device Unit and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.

Sian Eden

Owen Mumford Ltd
Business Development Manager

As Business Development Manager and member of the Owen Mumford Leadership team, Sian is responsible for leading and delivering the strategic and tactical commercial business development plan of Owen Mumford’s new and existing platform injectable drug delivery devices.  Sian has in-depth technical knowledge of medical devices with core expertise in self-injection- auto-injectors, pens and safety syringes with pre-fillable syringes and primary drug containers for injectable drugs.

Stefan Lutzmayer


Stefan Lutzmayer is a Consultant within the EMEA Thought Leadership based out of Vienna. He analyses IQVIA’s data assets to gain valuable insights for our customers on a broad range of topics, including cell, gene and RNA therapies, biosimilars and launch performance.
Stefan has prior experience working as an IT consultant to the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry. He is trained in molecular biology and data analysis and has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in internationally-renown journals. Stefan holds a PhD degree in Life Sciences from the University of Vienna.

Thomas Watts

Team Consulting
Engineering Consultant

Thomas is an electronics and software engineer at Team Consulting, where he specialises in embedded software development for medical devices. Before joining Team, Thomas worked for SLE in London; a company focusing on neonatal ventilator systems. He has an MEng in Biomedical Engineering from Imperial College London.

Thomas Kern

Vinc - Strategic Life Sciences Transactions
Managing Partner

Thomas is a successful life science corporate finance advisor, capital sourcing expert, investor and mentor. With his large network and long-standing experience in working with Life Sciences companies he’s a trusted partner to his clients. Building bridges between company owners as well as start-ups and investors, constructing compelling equity stories, deal moderation and negotiation are his speciality.

Tom Oakley

Director Drug Delivery

Tom leads engineering and scientific teams developing new injection devices, pumps and inhalers.  He has been the named inventor on dozens of patents throughout his 20+ years’ experience in industry.
He is a regular speaker at various international conferences on innovation and medical device development, and mentors Engineering and MBA students at the Cambridge University Engineering Department and the Judge Business School.
He read Engineering at Cambridge University before becoming the Choate Fellow in Human Physiology and Pathology at Harvard University.

Tom van Ginneken

Head of Product Management

Tom studied chemical engineering in Antwerp and completed his education with a MBA from the university of Sankt Gallen.After working in the chemical and pharmaceutical sector in Belgium for 3 years he joined SCHOTT in 2008.After different positions in the pharmaceutical product development department he became part of the product management team with focus on the SCHOTT TOPPAC® brand. In this role he works on the strategic orientation and innovation pipeline of the product group.

Tomer El-Gad

West Pharmaceutical Service Inc. 
Director Business Development Combination Products

Mr. Tomer El-Gad has global responsibility for the business development of West’s Combination Products Solutions. In this role, he leads a team to closely work with customers to understand their combination products needs and to develop collaboration agreements to support their projects throughout all facets from cradle to grave. Mr. El-Gad has eighteen years of experience in medical device design & development, high volume manufacturing, and global product launches. He joined West in 2012, following seven years with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., where he held broad responsibilities for the Self Injection Systems of the branded products. He has a BSc in Industrial Engineering (with honors) and an MBA, both from Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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