PhD in Pharmacology/Carcinogenesis. More than 25 years of senior management and board experience in the life science industry. Co-Founder and CEO, AC Immune, a Biotech company with three products in clinical development for Alzheimer´s disease. Professor: EPFL and UNIL, Lausanne. Chairwoman, BiomedInvestment Fund. Author of more than 200 publications. Recipient of awards and honours, including: Technology Pioneer, World Economic Forum (2009); Swiss Entrepreneur of the Year, Ernst & Young (2009).