Author: Alison James

Coulter Partners opens Brussels office and makes six strategic appointments

We are delighted to announce the opening of a new office in the Belgian capital and six key appointments. Penny Sadler strengthens the company’s rapidly growing Med Tech expertise as Client Partner in Brussels, while Dr Nanna Soni (PhD DIC) is appointed Director in London to the R&D centre of expertise. The Paris office expands with the appointments of Nicolas Leray as Executive Director and Mélanie Blanchard as Senior Consultant. Gwen Gioia joins as Senior Consultant in Short Hills, New Jersey and Heike Haertling is appointed Senior Consultant in Frankfurt.

Coulter Partners secures Chief Scientific Officer for Azitra

Coulter Partners was delighted to partner recently with Azitra Inc. and secure the appointment of Mark Sampson, Ph.D. as their Chief Scientific Officer. Azitra is a clinical-stage medical dermatology company addressing severe skin conditions by harnessing the microbiome and has just announced that it has closed a $14 million Series A financing, led by KdT Ventures in conjunction with existing investor Bios Partners.

Coulter Partners secures Non-Executive Director for Nanoform

Edward Hæggström, CEO of Nanoform said: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Mads Laustsen to the Nanoform board. Mads is an exceptional entrepreneur with vast experience in the provision of GMP facilities and infrastructures. His outstanding experience will be incredibly valuable as we expand our manufacturing capacity and I thank the highly professional team at Coulter Partners for helping us once more to achieve such a quality appointment.”

Coulter Partners expands to Asia-Pacific with new offices in Sydney and Singapore

We are delighted to announce the opening of new offices in Sydney and Singapore and three key appointments. Steven Johnson joins as Executive Director in Sydney, while Martin Grindrod is appointed Director in Singapore. In London, Rob Sansom joins as Director to consolidate the international Commercial Pharmaceutical team, working alongside Gert Andersen, Dr Christoph Themel, Mark Sharp and recently appointed Hugues Petit.

Coulter Partners places Head of Manufacturing for Nanoform

Edward Hæggström, CEO of Nanoform said: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome David as a Director of the company and part of the senior leadership team and I thank Coulter Partners once more for their professional support in achieving this quality appointment. David’s deep knowledge of particle engineering platforms and experience with industrial scale production will be extremely valuable as we continue to expand our manufacturing capacity.”

Vice President, Clinical Operations appointed for Incysus Therapeutics

“We are pleased that Ms. Beelen has joined Incysus at this key phase of development and thank the team at Coulter Partners for their outstanding professional support in achieving this appointment,” said William Ho, Chief Executive Officer of Incysus. “Melissa’s more than two decades of experience in drug development and clinical research will be invaluable as we take the next steps to develop commercially viable and effective allogeneic cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer.”

They did it!! Congratulations to Samantha and Mat, for completing the LONDON MARATHON 2019

In April Samantha Bower and Mat Rosso, two of Coulter Partners’ Pittsburgh team, ran far from home in their first London Marathon in aid of London based charity, Kith and Kids. Samantha came home in a truly athletic 2 hours and 57 minutes and was the 81st woman to cross the line!!! In his first ever marathon, former US professional figure skater, Mat completed the race in 4 hours and 40 minutes.


Samantha and Mat are running the LONDON MARATHON 2019 Two of Coulter Partners’ Pittsburgh team, Mat Rosso (Associate Director, Production) and Samantha Bower (Research Analyst), are this year running far from home in the 2019 London Marathon. Over the past 12 weeks, Mat Rosso and Samantha Bower have been hitting the pavement, sometimes begrudgingly, in Read More …

Coulter Partners secures Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for OxStem

OxStem Co-Founder, Director and Waynflete Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford, Professor Steve Davies, said: “On behalf of the Board, Founders and management team, we warmly welcome Dr Stuart Collinson to OxStem and I thank the team at Coulter Partners for their outstanding professional support in achieving this appointment. Stuart is a highly experienced international business leader who brings significant fundraising, product development, partnering and commercialisation experience. We look forward to working with him to develop transformative medicines for patients suffering from severe degenerative diseases.”