About Us

Executive Management

Dr Philippe Jenny – CEO

  • MD educated Spine surgery specialist – Biology – ‘MBA’ – 28 years Spine industry experience (Sofamor Stryker Creaspine) incl. Medical, Regulatory , Innovative product Development, Marketing & Business Unit Management related to innovative devices to treat spinal conditions – various CEO and Board positions – 3 patents – 4 NPR projects Management

Dr Sam Bakri – CBO – Business Development

  • MD educated, Harvard Business School, 15 years of entrepreneurial, managerial and board experience from the Medical Technology Industry; Companies located in UK, US. Advisor to UKTI and Helios Investment Partners

Prof. David Goldsmith – CMO

  • MD educated, extensive experience in conducting clinical studies

Jane Bramhill PhD – CTO – Project Management

  • PhD in Polymer Chemistry. Ten year experience investigating polymer gels and hydrogels for medical applications

Jane Thorpe – CFO

  • MBA from Oxford and a MSc in Health Economics, Management and Policy from LSE – worked in healthcare, finance and M&A consulting for PwC, KPMG and Kurt Salmon – over ten years of experience advising start-up companies

Board of Directors

  • Hans von Celsing; Chairman
  • Dr Philippe Jenny; CEO
  • Dr Sam Bakri; CBO
  • Prof. David Goldsmith; CMO
  • Gerard De Geer (prev. Partner at IK Investment Partners and VP at A.T. Kearney); Director

Investors contact : hans.voncelsing@gelexir-healthcare.co.uk