In 1990 Mr. Rolf Gobet commenced his career at the Justice and Police Department of the Republic and Canton of Geneva as Head of IT. In 1996 he began working for the Cantonal Administration where he was quickly promoted to Commercial Director of the Cantonal Treasureship. Mr Gobet then turned to the private sector in 1999 and began working as a consultant for HP Suisse Romande, assuming, later on, the position of Public Sector Director. In 2004 he joined the Industrial Services of Geneva where he was appointed Head of Logistics. Since November 2008 Mr. Gobet has assumed the position of Director of the Office for the Promotion of Industries and Technologies (OPI) in Geneva. His professional experience in the public, the service and the industry sectors, has allowed him to better understand the specificities that constitute the strengths and weaknesses that these environments are confronted to.
After obtaining a PHD in Economics and two Masters in International Relations and Law, Claude Beglé subsequently worked for the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Nepal, Lebanon and Zimbabwe. He worked then for Nestlé in 14 different countries, before joining the team of Philip Morris as General Director in Poland. In 1997 he became Vice-President of TNT NV and was nominated two years later director of GeoPost before joining the Deutsche Post. In 2008 he was appointed by the Federal Council president of the Board of Directors of La Poste Suisse. Today, mandated by the Geneva Department of Economy, he is in charge of a flagship study on green technologies.
Michèle Molina holds a Masters in Business Law from the University of Paris II – Assas, and a Wealth Management Certificate from the CESB – Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de Banque.
Currently, Ms Molina works as an Asset Manager within the Hottinger Bank in Geneva, where she serves and advises a large variety of international clients. Previously, she has worked as an Asset Manager within renowned private banks, such as Crédit Agricole Indosuez in Luxembourg or Crédit Foncier Banque in Paris.She speaks fluently French, English, German, Dutch and Spanish.
Nikhil S Kelkar has Masters in Pharmaceutical Business from NMIMS, Mumbai and Bachelor in chemical engineering from University of Mumbai.
Currently, Nikhil is working as Associate Director in Business development, Custom Pharmaceutical Services, Dr. Reddy’s Basel office. He has been working in Dr. Reddy’s for past 8 years. Before that he has worked in various roles and functions in Nicholas Piramal and Lupin based out of India. He comes with almost 14 years of work experience in Pharmaceutical companies. He has extensive experience in Sterile Bulk drugs, Validations, Complex product development.
Priyanka Belawat holds a doctorate in Genetics, molecular biology and biochemistry based on the research completed at University of Zurich. Her area of research was identification of novel cancer genes through genetic screening. Ph.D. was followed by a brief post-doctoral position at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. In 2007, Priyanka joined HBM Partners AG as an investment advisor in the private equity team. During the tenure at HBM, she has been instrumental in execution of many investment transactions in the healthcare space. She has worked with many investments in the area of pharmaceuticals, biotech, diagnostics, generics, in Europe and the US. She is also a part of the investment team at HBM which focuses on Indian healthcare investment activities since 2007.
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