Board of Directors

Oern Stuge is a qualified doctor and an international executive with 25 years of experience in the life science sector, including time as a Senior Vice President at Medtronic Inc.

He currently holds several directorships and works with a portfolio of innovative companies in roles varying from Executive Chairman to Advisor. He has a medical degree from University of Oslo and an MBA from IMD (International Institute for Management Development).

Gunnar Weikert is Chairman and Founder of Inventages. He has more than 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and prior to founding Inventages, he was a senior vice president and global head for life science deals at Bayer AG.

He oversaw venture investments in technology companies and collaborations representing some of the biggest deals between big-pharma and biotechnology in the mid to late 1990’s. Gunnar holds an MD, a PhD in the field of metabolism and a business education.

Fred Edenius is a Director of Anglo Scientific, Apta Biosciences and Solus Scientific.

He has previously worked in Technology Mergers & Acquisitions with UBS Investment Bank in San Francisco. He has a wide variety of experience across different technology sectors and geographies. He has an AB Harvard University and MBA London Business School.

Professor Shaheen Hamdy is an Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist at Salford Royal Hospital NHS Trust and Professor of Neurogastroenterology at the University of Manchester.

Prof.Hamdy is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, Board Member of the European Society for Swallowing Disorders, previous Chair of the Neurogastroenterology and Motility Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology and a Member of the American Gastroenterology Association.