Dr. Peter E. Burckhardt, President
Peter Burckhardt is Chairman of „EVA – the Basel life sciences start-up agency“. From 2006 - 2016 he was CEO of this company as well as of the BASEL INKUBATOR. He has an education as a chemist and achieved his PhD at the University of Basel. In 1984 he joined Ciba-Geigy where he started his career as a research chemist in Pharma Research. Later he held various management positions in research, development, manufacturing, and communications in Ciba-Geigy / Novartis. From 1996 – 1999 he was CEO of Novartis Animal Health Germany. From 2001 to 2006 he worked as a consultant in human resources. As CEO of EVA he is member of the board in several portfolio companies.