Partner, MRL Ventures
Peter has over 10 years of experience in the life science industry extending across research, consulting, corporate venture and traditional venture capital. He is currently Partner at MRLV. He has been involved in investments across a broad range of life science companies including: Middle Peak Medical [sold to Symetis/Boston Scientific], Atopix [sold to Chiesi], Optinose [NASDAQ:OPTN], Prosonix [sold to Circassia], iOmx, Imevax, Oxagen and Vasopharm. He is currently responsible for MRLV investments in Carisma and Kymera.
Prior to MRLV, he was a Principal with Wellington Partners, a Munich and London based European venture fund with more than $1B under management. Before this he held roles at Entrepreneurs Fund and at the corporate venture arm of Novartis. He also consulted for several European venture-backed biotechnology startups. In his prior life as a scientist, Peter was a post-doc at the University of Oxford, obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Geneva and a B.Sc. (Hons) from the University of British Columbia, and conducted research at the BC Centre for Disease Control.