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Naseem Amin, M.D.

Naseem Amin serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dr. Amin has broad industry experience in the biotech and medical device industries and has served as the Chief Executive Officer at Orphalan since June 2017. He was the Chairman of Arix Bioscience plc, a global venture capital company focused on investing in life sciences, until April 2021. Dr. Amin served as a Venture Partner at Advent Life Sciences until 2020 and as the Chief Scientific Officer of Smith and Nephew Plc until 2014. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Business Development, at Biogen Idec from 2005 to 2009, and was with Genzyme Corporation from 1999 to 2005, most recently as Head, International Business Development, and where he has also led the clinical development of five currently marketed therapeutic products. Dr. Amin began his career at Baxter Healthcare Corporation, where he served as Director, Medical Marketing and Portfolio Strategy, Renal Division. He currently serves as an Advisory Board member for Imperial College, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and as Chairman of OPEN-London, a non-profit organization focused on encouraging and mentoring South Asians from Pakistan who are interested in starting entrepreneurial companies. Dr. Amin received his medical degree from the Royal Free School of Medicine, London, and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Independent Director