Dr. Florent Gros
Managing Director – Novartis Venture Funds
Dr. Florent Gros is a Managing Director of the Novartis Venture Funds in Basel, Switzerland. He held various senior positions in the intellectual property at Nestlé, Pasteur Mérieux Connaught and Novartis. Since 2006 Florent joined the Novartis Venture Funds. Florent currently serves on the boards of Adicet (US), Anokion (CH), Atlas Genetics (UK), Kanyos (US), Inflazome (IE) and Opsona (IE). His prior investments resulted to the following successful acquisition and IPO listings: Altimmune, Evolva, Gensight, Merus, Neovacs, Okairos and Tigenix. Florent is a Kaufmann Fellow (class 12), he holds a Biotechnology Engineering Master Degree in France. He also holds European and French patent lawyer degrees, and a Master Degree in Private Law.