Philippe Lievre

Chief Business Officer and Founder

A UK Pharmacist with an MBA from Temple University. Philippe started his career at Warner -Lambert and went on to Rhone-Poulenc as Director of Pharmaceutical Affairs of the Joint-Venture created with Tanabe Seiyaku. A few years later, Philippe created Tanabe Pharma in Paris and ultimately relocated to Osaka as Deputy General Manager in the Licensing and Business Department of Tanabe. Philippe joined Novartis in 2002, initially as a Marketing Manager (Transplantation Unit) in Tokyo, and later joined Novartis in Basel as an Alliance Manager for the Neuroscience Franchise. Philippe returned to Japan in 2014 to lead and reshape the Novartis Japanese BD&L organization. In 2017, Philippe joined the Basel BD&L group to head the Global Pharma Alliance Management Team. He has successfully managed many major in-licensing transactions.