Co-Founder and Board Chair
Focus at NTx
Leadership; Board Chair (Canada); Board Director (UK)
I have also co-founded 11 biotechnology companies that now employ over 400 people, have published over 400 scientific articles and am an inventor on over 100 patents. I co-founded two Canadian National Centre of Excellence networks, the Centre for Drug Research and Development (now AdMare) in 2004 and the NanoMedicines Innovation Network in 2019.
I have received many awards and honours, including the Order of Canada, the VinFuture Prize (Vietnam), and the Prince Mahidol Award (Thailand) in 2021, as well as the Gairdner International Award (Canada) and the Tang Prize (Taiwan) in 2022. I was elected to be a Fellow of the Royal Society (London) in 2023.
Interests / hobbies
Relaxing on my island and starting new companies.