Poïesis Therapeutics Ltd is a biotechnology start-up focused on sourcing and in-licensing late stage therapeutics and diagnostics from human biotechnology research and developing them to address unmet needs in pets – dogs, cats and horses. We have successfully raised over £300,000 of our £400,000 seed round and are raising another £100,000 to close our round.

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Management Team

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jessica Dugan

Jessica is an equine veterinarian with 22 years of practice experience and has owned and managed a large practice since 1996. She holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California at Davis and an MBA from London Business School.

Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder

Richard Keatinge

Richard has more than 25 years of biotechnology industry experience in the US and Europe. He has deep business development experience, recently as the Chief Business Officer at Cytheris SA (Paris) and prior to that as Managing Director and VP of BioAlliance Pharma (Paris). While at BioAlliance (now Onxeo), he led the company’s oversubscribed IPO on NYSE Euronext. He holds degrees from University of California at Berkeley and Harvard University.

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