Mark Pykett , VMD, PhD

Non-Executive Director, Member of the Remuneration Committee
Dr. Pykett has served as a director since December 2020. Dr. Pykett is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of the biotechnology company Myrtelle Inc.  Dr. Pykett was previously the Chief Scientific Officer of PTC Therapeutics. Dr. Pykett was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Agilis Biotherapeutics from 2014 until its acquisition by PTC Therapeutics in 2018. Prior to Agilis, Dr. Pykett served as CEO of Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, President of Alseres Pharmaceuticals, President of Cygenics, and President and CEO of Cytomatrix. Dr. Pykett is currently serves on the Board of Directors of the private companies Myrtelle, InFlectis BioSciences and Exubrion Therapeutics.  Dr. Pykett holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Pennsylvania, a VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, a B.A. in Biology from Amherst College, and an MBA from Northeastern University.