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Vladas Bumelis

Vladas Algirdas Bumelis, Chairman of BoD, Chairman of Advisory Board

President of High-Tech sciences and industry valley “Santara”, Chairman of the Board of biotech company “Biotechpharma”

Prof. Vladas Algirdas Bumelis, Ph.D., Dr.Habil. has served many years in global companies like Sicor SPA, Sicor Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals in different senior management positions.

Has served as Chairman of the Board for biotech companies Biofa and Biotechna till 1999. 

Served as General Manager of Sicor Biotech (member of Teva Pharmaceuticals) till 2012.

Served as a Chairman of the Board and General Manager of Institute of Applied Enzymology in Lithuania.

In 2004 prof. Vladas Algirdas Bumelis received science Award of Lithuania in recognition of his achievements in science and technology in developing and producing of recombinant proteins.

Received his Master degree from Vilnius University in 1971 in Chemistry, in 1975 his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Vilnius University and his Ph.D. in Biotechnology in 1989.

 Harold Paisner, Member of the Board

Harold is Senior Partner of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP an international law firm based in the City of London and with other offices in Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Frankfurt, Moscow, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore.  He has particular experience in corporate finance, M&A and Cross Border transactions.

He is registered with the Paris Bar pursuant to European Directive 98/5/CE and is also an honorary member of the Lithuanian Bar.

He is a member of the Governing Board of the Union Internationale des Avocats (“UIA”) and was formerly UK National President of the UIA.  Harold is a member of the International Issues Committee of the Law Society.

Harold is a non-executive director of Interface Inc. and PUMA High Income VCT plc  and is involved with a number of charitable organisations.

Members of the board:

  • Gianni Morosoli (Switzerland)
  • Marvin Samson (USA)
  • Michael D. Cannon (USA)