He joined the Axyntis Group in May 2014 as R & D Director to coordinate research and development activities between the different entities of the group. Previously, he held various positions in R & D in the pharmaceutical industry. Leading the Development and Process optimization for Lafon Laboratories from 1996 to 2002, he then joined the US group Cephalon Inc. for which he led the R & D process for 10 years, overseeing the development of new APIs from the end of medicinal research up to clinical phases I & II, and ensuring industrial transfer activities in collaboration with the industrial Operations. From 2011, he took the responsibility of R & D Director in Mitrychem, production of generic APIs society and subcontractor for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry. He holds a degree in engineering, fine chemistry option and engineering from the Applied Sciences National Institute of Rouen (INSA) and a “Master of Science” in organic chemistry from the University of East Anglia (UEA ), Norwich, England.