Edwin Moses

Edwin Moses

Director and Chief Executive Officer

  • CEO of Ablynx since 2006
  • Director since 2004

After completing his post-doctoral research in Germany, Dr Edwin Moses began a successful commercial career at Amersham International, Enzymatix and Raggio-Italgene. From 1993-2001, first as CEO and later as Chairman, he was responsible for the growth of Oxford Asymmetry (OAI) through a series of venture rounds cumulating in a flotation (LSE) in 1998 at a value of £120 million. This was followed by a sale of the company to Evotec Biosystems in 2000 for £316 million. During this period, OAI grew from four people to over 250. Over the past fifteen years, Edwin has played an important role at Board level (primarily as Chairman) in over 15 European life science companies. During this time he has been involved in a number of financing rounds, a series of M&A transactions and four IPOs.

He was Chairman of Ablynx from 2004 till 2013, and in 2006 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

In addition to Ablynx, Edwin has held Board memberships with the following companies: Capricorn Health-tech Fund (Belgium), Clinphone Group plc (UK), Fusion IP plc (formerly Biofusion plc) (UK), Phoqus Pharmaceuticals Ltd (UK), Pharmaceutical Profiles Ltd (UK), Proimmune Ltd (UK), Paradigm Therapeutics Ltd (UK), Avantium Technologies (The Netherlands), Ionix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (UK), Evotec OAI AG (Germany), Bioimage A/S (Denmark), Inpharmatica Ltd (UK), Prolysis Ltd (UK), ProPharma Ltd (UK), Lectus Therapeutics Ltd (UK) and European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises.


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