Stanislas VEILLET – Chairman
Stanislas Veillet set up Biophytis in September 2006. He had previously held a number of posts in the fields of medical research, nutrition and functional foods, in particular with Danone, Pharmacia-Monsanto and Cargill. Stanislas has a doctorate in genetics, graduated in engineering from Agro ParisTech and is author of a dozen patents.
Professor Jean MARIANI
Director of the Institut de la Longévité Charles Foix [Longevity Institute], and a practitioner at the hospital, director of the CNRS-UPMC (UMR 7102) Laboratoire de Neurobiologie des Processus Adaptatifs [Laboratory of Neurobiology of Adaptive Processes], Professor Jean Mariani is an expert in neurobiology, central nervous system and pathologies, and neurodegenerative illnesses. He is also Emeritus Professor (PU-PH) at the Sorbonne University’s School of Medicine, and Member of the Board and Executive committee of Gerond’IF.
Ms. Franchi spent more than 20 years building and leading senior corporate and divisional financial teams in the public and private pharmaceutical, biotech, and diagnostics sectors. Ms. Franchi joins the board of directors having experience as Chief Financial Officer at Dimension Therapeutics and Good Start Genetics. She is currently CFO at Merrimack, a biotechnology company specializing in oncology and listed on the Nasdaq. Previously, Ms. Franchi spent 16 years at Genzyme Corporation, where she held roles of increasing responsibility and was instrumental in preparing the company for its transition from early market introductions to becoming the industry leader in rare disease drug development and commercialization. Ms. Franchi received her B.A. degree from Hofstra University.
An HEC graduate, Nadine Coulm started her career with Banque Paribas before joining the Danone Group where she was notably international treasurer, purchasing control director, divisional finance director and Head of Investor Relations. In 2006, she was appointed to director of financial communication for the Casino group. From January 2013, she served as director of investor relations and financing for the Fnac group, for whom she managed the stock market flotation. Nadine, is currently head of financing and investor relations of Korian, a listed European group specializing in support services for elderly people. She is also a member of the Femmes Business Angels network for which she has been administrator since June 2014.
Dimitri Batsis is a successful entrepreneur who created in 1987 the web agency Zeni-Corporation, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange and then bought up by Keyrus group in 2007. He then founded Drone Volt, a company specializing in the design, manufacturing and commercialization of civilian drones, which has been recording a triple digit growth since 2012. The company, of which he is a shareholder, is listed on Euronext Growth and operates in 30 countries. Dimitri Batsis is today a business angel and Chairman of Dimitri Batsis Investments.