As Managing Director and Vice President Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, Patricia is responsible for LimmaTech’s vaccine and therapeutic clinical programs. She joined GlycoVaxyn in 2014 in the Clinical Department and became part of LimmaTech’s Executive Management team in 2019. Prior to GlycoVaxyn, Patricia held various roles in clinical research in several biotech companies and CROs. In her over 8 years of industrial experience, she has acquired significant expertise in diverse vaccine and therapeutic clinical indications and has overseen studies ranging from Phase I to Phase IV. Patricia has a degree in Biochemistry from the National University of Cordoba, Argentina. After relocating to Switzerland, she received her PhD in Natural Science from the University of Zürich in 2010.
As Chief Scientific Officer, Michael is responsible for LimmaTech’s business development activities and also manages the intellectual property strategy. Previously, Michael was VP Research and IP and led the company’s development of vaccine candidates through their early stages. He started co-inventing a platform technology for protein glycosylation during his postdoc at university that he then continued to develop while working in leading positions in GlycoVaxyn AG. Based on this platform asset, the company was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline plc in February 2015. Michael has a PhD in Biochemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETH Zurich). He has authored several peer-reviewed publications, has managed and acquired multiple non-dilutive funds and is an inventor of several granted patents establishing the scientific framework of the bioconjugation technology.
As CFO, Paul is responsible for finance, administration, IT and human resources at LimmaTech. Most recently, he was CFO of GlycoVaxyn AG at the time of its acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline plc in February 2015. Previously, Paul was the Chief Financial Officer of Source Capital AG, a FINMA-regulated algorithmic trading firm in Switzerland from 2012 to 2014. He was Managing Director of Investors Guaranty, a boutique private equity and venture capital firm, where he managed the financial and corporate development activities and served as a board member for the group’s portfolio companies from 2001 to 2012. Prior to 2001, he worked for SEI Investments Inc. in the United States and Switzerland in various corporate finance positions focusing on the company’s new ventures. Paul holds a B.S. in finance from LaSalle University in Philadelphia and an MBA from Villanova University in Pennsylvania (USA).