Our Team

Francis Carré

Chairman

Francis started, in 1975, as a researcher at the European Society of Propulsion (SNECMA Group), holding a Master of Physical Chemistry. During the next ten years he will occupy several position in production and development of high performance composite materials, of which he will become a specialist. Attracted by other industrial activities, he worked as a consultant for five years before joining Sanofi, where he will develop his career in the Industrial Affairs. His responsibilities included the general direction of production and development of the group’s active ingredients activities (Chemistry and biotechnology). Furthermore, he was responsible for the industrialization programs of the Sanofi group in the field of therapeutic antibodies.

Francis Carré


Nicolas Groux

Nicolas Groux

Chief Operating Officer

Nicolas obtained a Master 2 degree in Biotechnology and biochemistry engineering from the Claude Bernard University Lyon 1. He then completed is formation with a specialized MBA in Innovation and Technology Management at the EMLyon Business School. Nicolas has being carrying the MabDesign project since its origin. He is the Chief Operating Officer of MabDesign.


Dominique Pons

Head of Business Services

Dominique has spent most of her career in the biotechnology field, where she was successively responsible for R&D, than strategic and operational marketing, and international business development. Medical doctor, she obtained a MBA in Management of Global Business at the University Paris Dauphine. At MabDesign, Dominique is Head of Business Services.

Dominique Pons


Cécile Durand

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Cécile Durand

Market Analyst

Cécile started her career in competitive intelligence functions for industrial companies and in the field of reinsurance. During 8 years, she was marketing manager in several CROs and then worked as a consultant for a marketing consulting firm specializing in innovative companies. She holds a double competence in biochemistry and business intelligence / marketing. Cécile is in charge of market studies at MabDesign.


Geoffrey Richard

Market Analyst

Geoffrey obtained a PhD in cellular and molecular biology at the Cancer Research Center of Lyon in 2015. He decided to complete his initial backround by a formation in marketing and strategy at the Graduate School of Biology – Biochemistry – Biotechnology in Lyon. Before joining the MadDesign team, he worked for Genzyme (a Sanofi company) in the elaboration of a technological business plan.

Geoffrey Richard

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Skander Belhedi

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Skander Belhedi

IP & Patent Manager

Skander obtained a Master Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology specialty Immunotherapies and Bioengineering from the Pierre et Marie Curie University. He then decided to specialize himself in intellectual property by obtaining the CEIPI diploma of the University of Strasbourg. During his academic career, he completed an internship in intellectual property at Inserm Transfert whose subject was the patentability of therapeutic antibodies, as well as an internship as patent engineer in the chemical industry sector. At MabDesign, Skander is IP and patent manager.


Thomas Vinos-Poyo

Head of Training

Thomas obtained a Master Degree in Biotechnologies and Recombinant Proteins from Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse 3. He worked on research projects in private companies as Nestlé, HM-Clause or Metabolic Explorer, and in academic structures as the Biosciences and Biotechnology Institute of Grenoble (BIG). During his career he was involved in the management of training courses of Université Grenoble Alpes.

Thomas Vinos-Poyo


Ana Antunes

Ana Antunes

Science & Communication Officer

Ana obtained her PhD in Microbiology from the Lisbon University. She has an international career having worked both in research institutions like Institut Pasteur à Paris, or Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica (ITQB, Portugal) as well as pharmaceutical companies as Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics (Siena, Italy). Through her career, she has been involved in the organization of scientific events such as workshops and dedicated conferences. Ana is the Science & Communication Officer at MabDesign.


Emilie Fonquernie

Administrative and Accounting Assistant

Emilie obtained a BTS Management assistant while working at a training organization. For 12 years, she worked in the field of vocational training in Montpellier where she developed her professional skills in all the different sections of managing an institution . She continues her career in Lyon in the field of health and specializes in human resources. Today, Emilie uses her versatility as an administrative and accounting assistant at MabDesign.

Emilie Fonquernie

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