Head of Life Sciences,
Valor Management S.A. (CH) & Co-Chairman,
Tech Transfer Summit Initiative, TTS Ltd. (UK)
Christian is a strategic adviser in the biotech sector, to funds, CEOs, companies,
governments and associations. With a focus on Europe, North America and the BRIC
countries, his specializations are licensing, strategic development, fund-raising, and
In a turn-around engagement as Executive Board member and Secretary
General, he revived Europe's largest biotech association and rebuilt membership and
revenues, launched new member services and Public Affairs initiatives at the European level,
re-branded and successfully re-launched a fading international scientific congress, and
negotiated the creation of an official society journal with a leading publisher.
He continues to
serve on the Finance Committee of the Think Tank EPPOSI (European Platform for Patients
Organizations, Science & Industry), and on the Editorial Board of New Biotechnology
As Executive Director of a European provider of investment services to tech investors and
entrepreneurs, he led the development of new business activities in the life sciences sector,
working extensively with leading venture capital funds, legal and consulting firms, European,
national and regional development agencies, and entrepreneurs across Europe.
co-developed the first major European investment event for the biotech sector in 1999, for
industrial biotech in 2003, and in 2007 with Tech Investor the first high level European tech
transfer initiative for biotechnology, the Tech Transfer Summit, which he continues to cochair.