• More than 15 years of experience in the life science industry
• More than 8 years experience in healthcare business and venture capital.
• Managed and completed private placement in healthcare companies.
• Strong organizational, negotiating and analytical skills.
• Proven aptitude to work under pressure and face different challenges.
• Proven track record of business and scientific achievements.
• Visionary, strategic thinker with significant experience in operation, management, all area of healthcare investing, drug discovery and clinical development.
• Broader network of contacts in biotech/pharma, scientific and VC communities
• Successfully assisted an early-stage drug development company, in both strategic planning and business growth.
• Negotiated with partners and with venture capitals.
• Coordinated and managed the successful simultaneous development of several projects.
• Created initiatives to promote and ensure the economic development of the City of Laval by attracting investments
• Organized a Recognition Gala was held to honor those who built the Biotech City, to coincide with a Scientific and Business Symposium featuring lectures on the latest innovations in the life sciences
• Instrumental in the establishment of more than five (5) biotech companies in the Laval territory.