Simon Turton

Simon Turton

Senior Independent Non-executive Director

Dr Turton previously headed Warburg Pincus’ healthcare investing activities in Europe and was a principal at Index Ventures in Geneva. He has over 10 years of experience investing in biopharma companies following a ten-year career in the international pharmaceutical industry incorporating roles in research, business development and general management. Dr Turton has an MBA from INSEAD and a Ph.D. in pharmacy from the University of London. He has been a board director of private and public biomedical companies: Archimedes Pharma, Eurand, ProStrakan and Tornier. Dr Turton was most recently chairman of Q Chip prior to its acquisition by the Group. He is currently CEO of Gensmile, a new dental corporate building a group of dental clinics in the UK.