Foundation Fournier-Majoie Board of Directors

Docteur Bernard Majoie (1939)
Honorary Chairman of the Foundation Fournier-Majoie 

  • Founder of the Foundation Fournier-Majoie
  • Former CSO, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Laboratoires Fournier
  • Founder of the first research and development laboratory of Laboratories Fournier
  • Mandated person for the French Research Promotion Agency (ANVAR) and co-opted member of the Innovation Policy Board of the Mouvement des Entreprises de France (MEDEF)
  • Degree in Pharmacology, PhD in Pharmacy

Jérôme Majoie (1967)
Chairman and CEO of the Foundation Fournier-Majoie 

  • Former Managing Director of the Laboratories Fournier subsidiaries in the USA, UK, Sweden and Japan
  • MBA in Management and International Marketing from the University of Hartford (Connecticut, USA)
  • ESDE graduate

François Charlet (1961)
 

  • Managing associate at Intuitae Switzerland, a multi-family office company based in Paris, Geneva, Brussels and Luxembourg
  • Former Managing Director of various banking institutions (Worms, Paribas)
  • Master’s Degree in Business and Tax Law (University of Paris II-Assas)
  • DESS Degree in International Tax Management (University of Paris IX-Dauphine)

Docteur Rudy Dekeyser (1961)
 

  • Managing partner of the LSP Health Economics Funds (private equity funds)
  • Co-founder and Managing Director of the Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB)
  • Member of the Board of Sequana Medical AG (Belgium), Celyad SA (Belgium), Lumeon (UK) and Remynd NV (Belgium)
  • Former member of the Board of Devgen NV, CropDesign NV, Ablynx NV, Actogenix NV, Pronota NV, Flandersbio VZW, Bioincubator Leuven NV, Multiplicom NV and Curetis SA
  • Co-founder of the Association of European Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP), FlandersBio and Oncode (Dutch cancer research institute)
  • Chairman of EMBLEM (exclusive technology transfer partner of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of several non-profit organisations active in the field of life sciences (Board of the King Baudouin Foundation, De Weijerhorst Foundation, HUB and Fonds Généret)
  • PhD in Molecular Biology (University of Ghent)

Frédéric Galland (1955)
 

  • Administration and Finance Manager at the Foundation Fournier-Majoie
  • Former Head of Corporate Development at Zurich Financial Services BeLux
  • Chief Operating Officer at Zurich Financial Services Luxembourg
  • Secretary General at Zurich Morocco
  • HEC Management: Zurich Financial Services Executive Education Program

Jacques Mallet (1960)
 

  • President and CEO of Gamma-X Corporate Advisory
  • Board member in several life sciences companies
  • Former Senior Vice President Portfolio Analytics/Corporate Strategy at Sanofi
  • Former Life Sciences’ Partner at Auriga Venture Partners
  • Former Strategy consultant at Accenture and Deloitte-Monitor
  • Degrees: MD (Paris V), Business (Chicago), Computer Science (AUP)

Paul Van Dun (1968)
 

  • Managing Director of the KU Leuven Research and Development Department
  • Chairman or Member of the Board of several high-tech companies
  • Chairman of the Investment Board of the Centre of Drug Design and Discovery
  • Chairman of the Board of Gemma Frisius Fonds
  • Member of the Board of Quest for Growth (Euronext Brussels) and RZ Tienen (hospital)
  • Member of the supervisory board of Brightlands Chemelot Campus (NL)
  • Former Advisor at KPMG and a venture capital company
  • Degrees in Law (KU Leuven), Tax Science (FHS Brussels) and Business Administration (KU Leuven)