Human Team

PRESIDENT
Jordi Martínez Rotllan
Physician by the University of Barcelona, MBA by ESADE. Former Licensing and Business Development Director of Lacer Laboratories, former International Development Director of Almirall Laboratories.Member of the Board of Puleva Biotech and founder and CEO of Medifuture.
CEO
Xavier Castells i Boliart
Investor and expert in business management with a broad experience in the field. Part of the Executive Board of 11 pharma and life science companies, Chief Financial Officer at Inkemia IUCT group and CEO of the investment unit IUCT empren.
VICEPRESIDENT and Member of the Board
Josep Castells i Boliart
Chemist and PhD by the University of Barcelona, Post-Doc by the University of California,Berkeley, USA.Former professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Barcelona.Currently founder, President and CEO of IUCT.Member of the Executive Board of ACTec (Catalan Association of Technology) and SUCHEM (Spain Sustainable Chemistry Platform).
The Board of PLASMIA Biotech also includes the following people with relevant expertise in their fields:
Mr. Tembalath Ramachandran
CEO and Managing Director of Bristol Laboratories.
Mrs. Marta Lara
Labogar.
Mr. Enrique Vargas
Representative of Labogar.
Mr. Josep Mª Calmet
Vice-Dean of the consular Corporation in Barcelona, Albania Honorary Consul in Barcelona.
Mrs. Elena Barraquer
Medical Deputy Director at Centre Oftalmológic Barraquer and Vicepresident & CEO of Fundació Barraquer.
www.fundacionbarraquer.org
Mr. Carles Estevez
Chemist by the University of Barcelona, MSc by the University of California, San Diego, USA. Currently founder and Scientific Vice-President of IUCT.

Dr. Carles Estévez

Chemist by the University of Barcelona, MSc by the University of California, San Diego, USA. Currently founder and Scientific Vice-President of IUCT.Member of the Executive Board of Green Chemistry Institute (ACS – Washington, USA).Member of the Advisory Council of Albemarle Corporation, USA.Invited Lecturer at Organic Chemistry Department of Yale University, USA. Professor in the Inter – University Sustainable Chemistry PhD Program, Spain. President of Spanish Green Chemistry Network.

Dr. Gerry McGettigan

Physician and PhD by the University of Barcelona. Post-Doc in Massachusetts General Hospital by the Medical School of Harvard.Currently ICREA Research Professor at the AIDS Research Institute (IrsiCaixa) and associate professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.Former associate professor at University of Barcelona.Biomedical researcher of the Spanish Health Department at the Germans Trias I Pujol Hospital.Member of different government, academic and industry advisory boards.

Dr. Javier Martínez-Picado

Biotechnologist. Currently founder and Director of Kinesys Consulting, CEO of Aurum Biosciences and non-exeutiveDirector of Syntropharma and Biopta. Previously, CEO of BIOCAT, founder and CEO of GMG BioBusiness, Director of Scientific and Regularity Affairs at The Liposome Company, Regulatory affairs manager at Glaxo R&D and Head of regulatory affairs and business Development at Almirall Laboratories.

Dr. Rafael Montilla

Pharmacist and PhD by the University of Barcelona.Currently Director of the Biotechnology Department and Head of Studies at IUCT and Technic Director at Logidocks. Former associate professor at University of Barcelona, assistant research at University of Maryland and pharmacy technician consulter at Auditories técniques BCN doing technical advisory tasks at Almirall Laboratories.

Dr. Leon Hooftman

Physician by the University of Utrech.Currently CMO of Synthon Biopharmaceuticals BV. Previously, CMO of Chroma Therapeutics, CMO of Opsona Therapeutics Ltd., Head of Clinical Development at Celltech Group plc and Director of Clinical Science for Oncology/Immunology at F.Hoffman La Roche. With extensive experience of biotechnology development programmes in lymphoma, breast cancer, IFNa and transplantation medicine.