Dr Russell Greig, permanent representative of Greig Biotechnology Global Consulting Inc., has more than 35 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with knowledge and expertise in research and development, business development and commercial operations. He spent the majority of his career at GlaxoSmithKline, where he held a number of positions including GSK’s President of Pharmaceuticals International from 2003 to 2008 and Senior Vice President Worldwide Business Development. From 2008 to 2010, Dr Greig was also President of SR One, GSK’s Corporate Venture Group. He is currently Chairman of AM Pharma (The Netherlands), Mint Solutions (The Netherlands), Sanifit (Spain) and eTheRNA (Belgium), a Board Member of Onxeo (France), as well as a Director of Tigenix (Belgium). He also acts as Venture Partner to Kurma Life Sciences (France). He served as acting CEO at Genocea and Isconova for an interim period. He was a member of the Scottish Scientific Advisory Committee, reporting to Scotland'sFirst Minister. He was also Chairman of Bionor (Norway), Syntaxin (UK), which was acquired by Ipsen (France), Novagali (France) sold to Santen (Japan), and of Isconova (Sweden), acquired by Novavax (USA).