Nicolas has over 15 years’ experience working for various biopharmaceutical companies in France, India and Poland, from large and mid-size pharma, to start-ups. In his different roles including chief scientific officer and business development director, he has gained broad and applied knowledge in the development of new chemical entities (NCEs) and biologics for neurodegenerative diseases, oncology and rare diseases. Working with high performance, international R&D teams, he obtained experience in evaluation, negotiation and management of strategic alliances and partnerships. Nicolas is co-inventor on 2 patents. He holds a PhD in molecular biology and genomics from the University of Glasgow and a master in management and administration from the Université Lyon III in France.