Management

Staffan Strömberg, Ph.D.

Staffan Strömberg, Ph.D.

CEO since 2013. Born 1967.

Staffan has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Besides his role as Head of Medical Devices at the Swedish Medical Products Agency, he has also been Vice President of Nicox France, and had management positions at AstraZeneca. Staffan has particularly experience in the development of orphan drugs as he was Head of R&D of Swedish Orphan.

Shareholding in the Company: 76,728 shares of series B and 70,000 warrants and 45,864 shares of series B through the wholly-owned company Eteboxagu AB.
Eamonn Connolly, Ph.D.

Eamonn Connolly, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer since 2013. Born 1957.

Eamonn is the former VP Research of BioGaia, with 15 years experience working with pre-clinical and clinical research on live bacterial therapies. He has earlier extensive experience from the pharmaceutical industry including leading positions in R&D at Kabi Vitrum, Pharmacia & Upjohn and Fresenius Kabi.

Shareholding in the Company: 56,864 shares of series B and 50,000 warrants.
Daniel Mackey

Daniel Mackey

Chief Financial Officer since 2017. Born 1974.

Daniel has 20 years experience from diverse U.S. and international management positions in finance and accounting with Investors Bank & Trust Co., Nordea Investment Management AB and Nordea Bank AB.

Shareholding in the Company: 6,312 shares of series B and 50,000 warrants.
Anders Kronström, M.Sc., M.B.A.

Anders Kronström, M.Sc., M.B.A.

Chief Operating Officer Since 2018. Born 1967.

Anders Kronström has over 20 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry. His experience spans across all stages of drug development in different disease segments. During his career at AstraZeneca he has had senior leadership positions within Project Management and Business Development. More recently, he was a CEO of Biosergen AS, a Norwegian biotechnology company.

Shareholding in the Company: 170 shares of series B.

The team

Professor Jonas Rastad, MD, Ph.D.

Professor Jonas Rastad, MD, Ph.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Jonas has 20 years experience of academic surgery and published 250 papers in peer review journals. He has served several managerial roles in AstraZeneca in Sweden, Japan, the UK and the US. He also has 13 years experience in senior public leadership roles including head of county hospital of Kalmar, head of Västerbotten County Council and CEO of Region Skåne.
Agneta Heierson, Ph.D.

Agneta Heierson, Ph.D.

Vice President Clinical Development

Agneta has over 25 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry. Most recently she has been the Global Vice President, R&D Supply Chain at AstraZeneca. Her extensive experience includes leading both global cross-functional drug development projects across all phases of development in different therapeutic areas, as well as leading clinical and pharmaceutical development organizations.
Jonas Häggström, Ph.D.

Jonas Häggström, Ph.D.

Expert statistician

Jonas holds a PhD in Statistics and has almost 20 year leading experience as a statistician in the pharmaceutical industry, including AstraZeneca and Genentech. Jonas also took a role of expert evaluator for the European Commission. He is currently also working as an expert statistical consultant at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Michael Owens, B.S.B.A.

Michael Owens, B.S.B.A.

Financial Controller

Michael has a background as Auditor at Arthur Andersen & Co. and Ernst & Young AB. He has held the position as CFO at Vitamex AB and as Financial Controller at Karolinska Development AB. Michael has 30+ years experience of finance of which two decades in the Nutritional Supplements and early stage Life Science industries.
Paul Alhadeff, B.Sc.

Paul Alhadeff, B.Sc.

Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing

Paul has more than two decades of experience in pharmaceutical development starting at Kabi Vitrum in 1989. During his career at AstraZeneca he has worked to bring several new drugs to the market, including Oxeeze Turbohaler and Symbicort.
Leif Gallo, LL.M.

Leif Gallo, LL.M.

General Counsel

Leif has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry as in-house counsel with global and managerial responsibilities (AstraZeneca, Orexo).
Crescent Yingyue Liao, M.Sc.

Crescent Yingyue Liao, M.Sc.

Business Analyst

Crescent holds a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and a Master's degree in Bioentrepreneurship.
Patrick Beke, M.Sc.

Patrick Beke, M.Sc.

Project Manager

Patrick has an education in biomedical science and oncology. He has experience in academic research and managerial experience in primary patient care.