Frédéric Desdouits

Member of the Alliances Committee

Frédéric Desdouits is Managing Director of the Company Uetikon (Larh, Germany), part of the Novacap Group (Ecully, France).

Prior to joining Novacap in October 2017, Frédéric Desdouits was head of Pierre Fabre Group Business Development, Acquisition and Market Intelligence since 2011. He is also member of the Pharmaceuticals Executive Board and of the Development Products Board. Prior to joining Pierre Fabre, Frederic was Managing Partner at Bionest Partners and the founding Managing Partner of Bionest Partners Finance, a consulting and transaction firm based in Paris and New York specialized in healthcare and biotechnologyand value strategy for emerging bio-companies. Before continuing in finance at Exane BNP Paribas, Frédéric worked in research in several large pharmaceutical groups including GlaxoWellcome in France (now GSK) and Hoechst. Frédéric Desdouits is a member of the Supervisory Board of CiToxLab. Between 2015 and 2017, he also was board observer on the Board of Directors of Orphelia Pharma.

Frédéric Desdouits graduated from École Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France), obtained a MS in pharmacology and a PhD in Neurosciences at University Paris VI and Collège de France, did a post-doc (1994-1996) at the Rockefeller University in New York. He is a CEFA (Certified European Financial Analyst) and Certified in Global Management from INSEAD.