Director, Managing Partner, Kurma Partners

Vanessa Malier is a Partner of Kurma Partners since 2013. Prior to Kurma, Malier was Vice President, R&D Strategic Planning at Ipsen, heading project and portfolio management as well as R&D outsourcing. She began her career as a venture analyst at CDC Innovation, a Paris-based venture capital fund, and later joined a California-based start-up to be responsible for business development. Malier graduated from Ecole Normale Superieure (Cachan) in Biology and from Pasteur Institute (Paris) in Immunology.