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Dr. Peter Burckhardt, EVA Basel, Investor Representative

Peter Burckhardt is President of the Board of „EVA – the Basel life sciences start-up agency“ since 2016. Before that he lead EVA for ten years as CEO. He is member of the board in several of EVA’s portfolio companies. Since 2009, Peter Burckhardt is president of the BioValley Business Angels Club BioBAC.

Peter Burckhardt joined Ciba-Geigy in 1984 where he started his career as a research chemist in Pharma Research. Later he held various management positions in research, development, manufacturing, and communications in Ciba-Geigy / Novartis. From 1996 – 1999 he was CEO of Novartis Animal Health Germany. From 2001 to 2006 he worked as a consultant in human resources.

Peter Burckhardt has an education as a chemist and achieved his PhD at the University of Basel.