François Thomas

Director
Venture Partner at Sofimac

François Thomas has more than 25 years of experience in the life sciences sector. François is currently a Venture Partner at Sofimac responsible for management of the Inserm transfert Initiative portfolio. Prior to this he held management positions at Ipsen (VP Clinical Development and CMO) and Genset (VP Licensing and Pharmacogenomics). Prior to this, he was CEO of Cytheris, a private biotech company. François has also led healthcare corporate finance at Bryan Garnier and was a Venture Partner at Atlas Ventures.

François has been an independent board member of several biotech companies such as Eurogentec, YM Biosciences and Gamamabs, as well as a representative of Atlas and ITI on over 20 boards. In addition, in 1995 François founded a consultancy company called Bioserve Ltd. François is a medical oncologist, a former assistant professor at the Gustave Roussy Institute, and holds a Ph.D. in molecular oncology and an MBA from MIT (Boston).

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