Jon Ellis

Manager • Invetech

Jon is the San Diego Cell Therapy Manager, responsible for the Invetech applications science team. He has almost 20 years cell therapy experience, previously developing novel cell isolation and selection technologies in the US after initially working in cord blood banking and transplantation in the UK NHS.

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Michael Leek

Executive Chairman • TC BioPharm
Michael has 30 years’ experience in regenerative medicine, during which he progressed 10 different cell-based products from the laboratory into clinic. As co-founder, he was jointly responsible for moving Intercytex from a pre-clinical research company, to an AIM-listed biotech with several cell therapy products in the clinic. He has extensive GMP manufacture expertise which includes management of several FDA/EMEA/MHRA licensed GMP facilities. Additionally, Michael has clinical, regulatory and logistic expertise and he has directly raised over $60m in equity and grant funding. In 2017, Michael received the ‘Scottish Life-Sciences Entrepreneurial Business Leadership’ award for 2016-2017. Michael is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, School of Medical Sciences.

Sven Kili

Chief Executive Officer • Antion

Pascal Touchon

President and Chief Executive Officer • Atara Biotherapeutics

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