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Dr. PetitBon is general partner and co-founder of Kreos Capital where he focuses on healthcare investments. Prior to co-founding Kreos, Maurizio was managing partner of PMA Europe, London, a consulting partnership focused on assisting private equity firms and corporate clients in evaluating investment opportunities in technology companies. Prior to that, he was principal consultant at SRI International, in Menlo Park, California and London where he advised a number of U.S., European and Japanese technology companies on business development and M&A strategies. He also held a number of managerial positions at Emerson Electric, Digital Equipment and Xerox. Dr. PetitBon holds a doctor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Rome and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

Dr. J. Donald deBethizy has more than thirty years of life science experience in the biotechnology and consumer products industry. Don was co-founder and chief executive officer of Targacept, Inc., U.S., a public biotechnology company listed on NASDAQ. He has served as president and chief executive officer of Santaris Pharma A/S, Denmark and U.S., until September 2014, when the company was sold to Roche. He served as executive chairman of Contera Pharma ApS until it was sold to Bukwang Pharma in November 2014. He also served as Chairman of the Board of immuno-oncology company Rigontec GmbH until its acquisition by MSD in September 2017 and Board member of Serendex Pharmaceuticals A/S (Oslo Stock Exchange) until its acquisition by Savara Pharmaceuticals. Don has served on the board of argenx since 2015 during which time the company developed into one of the most valuable companies in Belgium. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology at Research Triangle Park, NC. Dr. deBethizy has held adjunct appointments at Wake Forest University Babcock School of Management, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Duke University. He is currently President of White City Consulting ApS in Denmark and serves on the supervisory Boards of Albumedix Ltd, argenx NV (Euronext Brussels/NASDAQ), Newron Pharmaceuticals S.P.A. (SIX Swiss Exchange), Proterris Inc., and Saniona AB (Stockholm NASDAQ).

Dr. C. A. (Oscar) Izeboud is CEO of Scenic Biotech, a drug discovery and development company focused on genetic modifiers, based in the Netherlands. Before joining Scenic Biotech, Dr. Izeboud was Managing Director at NIBC Bank N.V. in Amsterdam, where he headed a life sciences and healthcare team and led corporate finance and capital markets activities with a focus on innovative companies. Prior to that, as Managing Director at Kempen & Co., a Dutch investment bank, he built the Life Sciences and Healthcare franchise and played a pivotal role in numerous international transactions in biotech, medtech, and the healthcare industry. Before his transition to the banking sector, Dr. Izeboud’s initial interest was in the biotech industry where he spent a number of years working for Crucell NV, Specs BV, and TNO Pharma.
Dr. Izeboud has been a nonexecutive member of the board of directors of Luciole Medical AG since 2019. He holds a Ph.D. in immunopharmacology from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.

Mr. Köhler joined DEWB Deutsche Effecten- und Wechsel-Beteiligungsgesellschaft AG in August 2000 and has served as member of the board of directors of DEWB Deutsche Effecten- und Wechsel-Beteiligungsgesellschaft AG since June 2005. Since 2012, Mr. Köhler has served as chief executive officer of DEWB Deutsche Effecten- und Wechsel-Beteiligungsgesellschaft AG. Prior to his activity at DEWB Deutsche Effecten- und Wechsel-Beteiligungsgesellschaft AG, Mr. Köhler was a risk management consultant at Commerzbank AG, where he led projects in the area of company reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions and turnaround-situations. He began his career as a management consultant at KPMG in the field of financial services. He holds a university diploma in economics as "Diplom-Kaufmann".