Chairman, Achilles Therapeutics & Evox Therapeutics
Serial entrepreneur in life science companies. As CEO, he built two businesses (Oxford Asymmetry International plc and Ablynx nv), led their successful IPOs on the LSE, EuroNext and NASDAQ and raised over €500M in equity and debt financing. He ran the sales process for each company generating values of £316M and €3.9Bn respectively. At Ablynx, Edwin ensured that the novel Nanobody technology platform was used to build a broad product pipeline, including Cablivi™ which was recently approved for use in both Europe and the USA. In addition, he helped secure pharmaceutical collaborations with a potential value of >€10Bn. Edwin has expertise in high value service provision to the pharmaceutical industry and in drug discovery and development, with more than 25 years of Board level experience in >15 companies. He is currently Chairman of Achilles Therapeutics and Evox Therapeutics. In September 2019, Achilles raised £100M in a landmark Series B financing with an exceptionally strong investor syndicate.
Hans van Leeuwen