Expertise: Venture Capital
Stephen has over 30 years experience of life science investment. He joined Abingworth in 1987 and was sole Managing Partner from 2002 to 2015 when in July he became Chairman and handed over the Managing Partner role to Tim Haines (London) and Kurt von Emster (Menlo Park).
Stephen has been actively involved in raising all of Abingworth's life sciences funds and has taken on board positions at portfolio companies, including several as Chairman, in the UK, Europe and the US. Stephen has a full time role in the firm, chairs the Investment Committee and is active in fund raising as well as on new deals. Stephen has a PhD in Biological Sciences.