Our people

Our people are vital to our success

A team of experts

Our highly differentiated team members are experts at what they do. Our life sciences investment team members have deep technical scientific background, supplemented by strong commercial experience ranging from venture capital investment to pharmaceutical launch. This skill set has resulted in a strong network in life science, enabling the best talent to be attracted at the level of Syncona's portfolio companies. 

Attracting world-class talent

Working in close partnership with our portfolio company management teams is core to Syncona’s model.

An experienced and balanced board

Our fully independent board promotes a culture of openness and debate and exercises effective stewardship over the Company’s activities in the interests of all stakeholders.

The Syncona team

Please navigate below to see the members of the Syncona Investment Management Limited Investment team, as well as key members of the Executive and Advisory Group, Legal, HR and Launch, Finance, IR and Corporate Affairs, and Support functions.

Alasdair Moodie

Alasdair Moodie

General Counsel
Alex Hamilton

Alex Hamilton

Investment Partner
Alice Renard

Alice Renard

Investment Partner
Andrew Cossar

Andrew Cossar

Executive Partner, Head of Strategic Transactions
Annabel Clark

Annabel Clark

Head of Corporate Affairs and ESG
Ben Woolven

Ben Woolven

Business Strategy and Operations Partner
Caroline Horsford

Caroline Horsford

Executive Assistant
Chris Hollowood

Chris Hollowood

Chief Executive Officer
Christina Seed

Christina Seed

Group Reporting and Treasury Manager
Edward Hodgkin

Edward Hodgkin

Managing Partner
Elisa Petris

Elisa Petris

Lead Partner
Fergus Witt

Fergus Witt

Senior Investor Relations and Communications Manager
Fiona Fernandez

Fiona Fernandez

Office Manager
Gemma Mountford

Gemma Mountford

Executive Assistant
Gonzalo Garcia

Gonzalo Garcia

Investment Partner
Gwenaelle Pemberton

Gwenaelle Pemberton

Regulatory Advisor
Hitesh Thakrar

Hitesh Thakrar

Executive Partner
John Tsai

John Tsai

Executive Partner
Kate Butler

Kate Butler

Group Finance Director
Kenneth Galbraith

Kenneth Galbraith

Executive Partner
Kunjan Zaveri

Kunjan Zaveri

HR Lead, Launch
Lisa Bright

Lisa Bright

Executive Partner
Magdalena Jonikas

Magdalena Jonikas

Lead Partner
Markus John

Markus John

Chief Medical Officer and Head of R&D
Michael Kyriakides

Michael Kyriakides

Investment Partner
Nathaniel Dahan

Nathaniel Dahan

Associate Partner
Nikki Padden

Nikki Padden

Finance Director, Launch
Nisha Sethi

Nisha Sethi

Legal Counsel
Raghd Rostom

Raghd Rostom

Associate Partner
Roel Bulthuis

Roel Bulthuis

Managing Partner, Head of Investments
Rolf Soderstrom

Rolf Soderstrom

Chief Financial Officer
Sarah Crabtree

Sarah Crabtree

Senior Legal Counsel
Stephen Molumby

Stephen Molumby

Financial Controller
Usman Sherani

Usman Sherani

Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Sustainability Associate
William Dutson

William Dutson

Group Accountant

Portfolio company teams

Syncona’s portfolio companies are led by world-class leaders. Please navigate below to see further information on the leaders of our portfolio companies, as well as their founders.