PhD - Chief Executive Officer
Laurent Levy is the co-founder of Nanobiotix and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since March 2003. He was first appointed as Chairman of the executive board of the Company on May 27, 2004. He has extensive experience in sciences and techniques related to nanotechnologies. His research at the frontier of biotechnology and nanotechnologies has resulted in the development of a number of concrete applications such as NBTXR3, which could open a new method for cancer treatment.
Prior to joining Nanobiotix, from 2000 to 2003, he served as consultant for Altran Technologies and worked in the development of the application of nanotechnologies with companies such as Sanofi S.A., Guerbet S.A., and Rhodia S.A., as well as for early-stage biotechnology companies. He has served as president of the supervisory board of Valbiotis S.A. (Euronext Paris: ALVAL) since March 2017, as a founding member of the Nanomedicine Translation Advisory Board since June 2014 and as vice chairman of the executive board of the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine since December 2012. He is the author of more than 35 international scientific publications and communications, has applied for several patents, and regularly speaks on the topic of using nanoparticles to fight cancer, including at a recent TEDxParis event. He holds a Doctorate in Physical Chemistry, specializing in nanomaterials, from the Pierre and Marie Curie University (Université Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie) in Paris and from the CEA (Commissariat à l’Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives), and a DEA (advanced studies and diplomas) in Physics of condensed matter from the UPVI-ESPCI (Paris), followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, SUNY (State University of New York), Buffalo, USA.
VP, Strategic Marketing and Corporate Communication
Hailing from the Washington, D.C. area, Brandon Owens is a career marketer that most recently oversaw advertising at Publicis New York on the Citigroup account. Brandon was responsible for Citi’s global reputation management communications and focused on integrated campaigns meant to influence policy decisions relevant to banking in over 100 different countries.
Brandon was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Columbia, Maryland. After studying business at the Univesity of Maryland, Brandon began his career selling software for a small company in Baltimore, Maryland. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois to begin his career in advertising. Brandon moved to New York in 2013 and has since represented brands including Verizon, Diageo, and Citi.
At Nanobiotix, Brandon will take over as VP, Strategic Marketing and Corporate Communications. In this role he will function as the global head of communications with responsibilities including Corporate Brand communications and Public Relations. Brandon will lean on his experience in the advertising industry to help deepen public understanding of Nanobiotix’s mission and how that mission leads to the company’s innovations.
VP, Global Head Clinical Operations
Peggy’s career has spanned several positions in the healthcare field, from hospital practice to large pharmaceutical to biotech industries.
As a Master’s prepared nurse, she had roles in hemodialysis, infection control and management of critical care units. Peggy took the opportunity to change her career when she and her family relocated. She joined the pharmaceutical industry with Roche, based in Lingolsheim, France, continued with Roche in US and moved to Sanofi prior to holding positions at 3 US biotech companies. In these companies, she held leadership positions in Clinical Development Operations, helping to bring new drugs through the regulatory approval process, while building and developing the department and its staff.
Her career has been fueled by her desire to help people, whether it be patients, their families or professional colleagues and staff.
Chief Financial Officer
Prior to that, he served as General Manager of MitryChem from 2011 to 2012, as Principal, Life Sciences at Capgemini Consulting from 2010 to 2011 and in senior financial and operation roles at Astellas Pharma from 2002 to 2008. An expert in management and development of financial and operational projects for the pharmaceutical industry, Mr. Mauberna has been involved in several international projects (UK, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Indonesia). He has also been heavily involved in financial projects for start-up launches and innovative small and medium-size enterprise development. As a consultant, he has provided strategic change management support for European pharmaceutical companies during their development phases.
Mr. Mauberna received his master’s degree in finance, management, administration and economy from University PARIS 2 ASSAS and his specialized master’s in finance, marketing and law from ISG (Institut Supérieur de Gestion), extended by management training from INSEAD, each in Paris.
Patrick Tricoli Pharm.D. MBA
CEO of Nanobiotix Corp.
He is a doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, he holds a master degree in Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics, and he is an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe.
Chairman of supervisory board
Laurent Condomine has served as Chairman of our supervisory board since June 2011. After working as a consultant for ADL, Mr. Condomine joined ICI-Pharma (France) in 1973, where he held several positions, including Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Director, before being promoted to Chairman and Chief Executive in 1984. In 1992 he became Vice-President of Business Development of ICI PLC, at the company’s head office in London. In 1993 he was involved in ICI’s de-merger, creating Zeneca PLC, where he held a similar position. In 1998 he played a key role in the merger with Astra, creating AstraZeneca PLC, where he held the position of VP of Business Development, until 2008. He has a master’s degree in Economics, is an HEC graduate and has an MBA from INSEAD.
Supervisory board member
Enno Spillner has served as a supervisory board member and chairman of the audit committee since 2014. He has more than 20 years of experience in the life science industry and currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board at German biotech company Evotec SE. From April 2013 until June 2016, he served as Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of 4SC AG. From September 2005 to March 2013 he acted as CFO of 4SC AG. Mr. Spillner started his life science industry career as Head of Finance and Managing Partner of the Munich-based biotech venture fund, BioM AG. He was also Managing Director of two portfolio companies, ACTIPAC Biosystems GmbH and Munich innovative Biomaterials GmbH. Prior to moving into the life science field, he was engaged in the media and marketing industry. Mr. Spillner earned his Dipl.-Kaufmann degree (master’s degree in business) at the University of Bamberg, Germany. Since December of 2019 he has also joined the Life Science Advisory Board of FCF Fox Corporate Finance.
Dr. Alain Herrera, has served as a supervisory board member since 2013. Dr. Herrera has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a strong focus in oncology drug development and marketing. Dr. Herrera currently works at Alain Oncologie Consulting, an oncology consultancy company he started. In addition, Dr. Herrera currently serves as Head of Corporate Development, Managing Director of PharmaEngine Europe Sarl. Previously, Dr. Herrera served as head of the Oncology business at Sanofi-Aventis for 10 years. He also served as Vice President for the Global Oncology Business Strategy and Development from 2007-2008 and Head of the Global Oncology Franchise from 1998-2007. While at Sanofi-Aventis, he contributed to the worldwide registration of Oxaliplatin (Eloxatin®) and Rasburicase (Fasturtec®/Elitek®), as well as the Gastric and Head & Neck indications for Docetaxel (Taxotere®). Prior to Sanofi-Aventis, he served as Chairman of Chiron Therapeutics Europe, Managing Director at Pierre Fabre Oncology Laboratories and Head of the Oncology Platform at Roger Bellon (Rhône Poulenc). Dr. Herrera has also served as a Hematologist Consultant at Antoine Beclere Hospital since 1991.