Board of Directors

The Board of Directors manages the company on behalf of the Shareholders.

Michael Shalmi

Chairman of the Board

Chairman since 2019.

Born: 1965.

Education: Physician from University of Copenhagen and obtained his MBA following studies at Scandinavian International Management Institute in Copenhagen.

Shareholding in the Company: 336,718 shares.

Other assignments:

  • CEO and owner of Aligned Clinical Management Services. CEO at P/S Momentum Energy Jutlandia, K/S Momentum Energy Jutlandia Development and K/S Momentum Energy Hanstholm
  • Chairman of the Board of Momentum Gruppen A/S and Curexsys AG

Previous assignments (last five years):

  • Board member of Evotec AG
  • Managing Director and Head of Principal Investments of Novo Holdings A/S

Aleksandar Danilovski

Board Member

Board member since 2020.

Born: 1974.

Education: PhD in Chemistry from Cambridge University and University of Zagreb.

Shareholding in the Company: 106,688 shares.

Other assignments:

  • Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at Xellia Pharmaceuticals
  • Board member of Pharmaero ApS
  • Member of the Scientific Selection Board of Novo Holdings – REPAIR Impact Fund

Previous assignments:

  • Head of European R&D for Barr Laboratories, Inc.
  • Member of Management Board of PLIVA Pharmaceuticals

Axel Glasmacher

Board Member

Board member since 2020.

Born: 1960.

Education: Doctor of Medicine, since 2009 an adjunct professor of medicine at the University of Bonn, Germany.

Shareholding in the Company: 40,000 shares.

Other assignments:

  • Member of the Clinical Advisory Board of Oncopeptides AB
  • Member of the Board of Cancer DrugDevelopment Forum
  • Non-Executive Chairperson of the Board of Directors to 4D pharma plc
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of  Ryvu S.A.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of AvenCell Therapeutics Inc.

Previous assignments:

  • Head of Global Clinical R&D and Senior Vice President for Celgene

Uli Hacksell

Board Member

Board member since 2019.

Born: 1950.

Education: Master of Pharmacy, PhD in Medicinal Chemistry, Professor in Organic Chemistry.

Shareholding in the Company: 21,000 shares.

Other assignments:

  • Chairman of Medivir AB and Annexin Pharmaceuticals AB
  • Boardmember of Index Pharmaceuticals Holding AB and Synact Pharma AB

Previous assignments (last five years):

  • CEO of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
  • CEO and Chairman of the Board of Cerecor

Elaine Sullivan

Board Member

Board member since 2020.

Born: 1961.

Education: PhD in Molecular Virology from the University of Edinburgh.

Shareholding in the Company: None.

Other assignments:

  • CEO of Keltic Pharma Therapeutics
  • Non-executive director of IP Group plc. and Open Orphan
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Evotec AG.

Previous assignments:

  • CEO of Curadh Pharmaceuticals
  • Vice President Global External Research & Development at Lilly
  • Vice President R&D; Head of New Opportunities Therapy Area and Vice President, Science & Technology at Astra Zeneca
  • CEO and Co-Founder of Carrick Therapeutics

Peter Thelin

Board Member

Board member since 2011.

Born: 1956.

Education: Graduate of Stockholm School of Economics.

Shareholding in the Company: 4,715,220 shares (privately and through companies).

Other assignments:

  • Board member and Partner of Brummer & Partners AB. Board member of B & P Fund Services AB, Brummer Investor Relations AB, Brummer Multi-Strategy AB, Carve Intressenter AB, East Bay AB, ELC Fastigheter AB, Mats Sundin Fellowship, Sjuenda Holding AB, Sjunda Persbo Holding AB, Sjunda Jordbruk AB, Sjunda Gård AB, Rebellion Oil AB, Stiftelsen S:ta Ragnhilds friskolor i Södertälje and S:ta Ragnhild gymnasiet AB
  • Chairman in Stiftelsen Hjärnfonden
  • Deputy board member of French River 1 AB and French River 2 AB

Previous assignments (last five years):

  • CEO of Carve Capital AB
  • Chairman of the board of directors of Jemtia AB, SRE Högfors AB and Acrux Entreprenad AB
  • Board member of CPB Energy AB, Valot Invest Sweden AB, Henvålens Fjällgård AB, Psoriasis + Creams Sweden AB and Järna Mejeri AB