Barnaby Balmforth

Barnaby Balmforth

Chief Executive Officer

Barnaby has more than 10 years’ experience in the leadership of genomic technology development. Prior to co-founding Biofidelity he was Chief Operating Officer and Board member at Base4 as well as leading the development of the company’s molecular biology. Barnaby holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and a Masters from the University of Oxford.

Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller

Chief Commercial Officer

Stephen has more than 25 years’ experience in the leadership of high growth public and private diagnostics businesses in the US, including at Precipio Inc., BG Medicine, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Athena Diagnostics. He has a track record of successful commercialisation of novel diagnostic technologies as well securing high-multiple transactions.

Wendy J. Levin, MD, MS

Wendy J. Levin, MD, MS

Chief Medical Officer

Dr Levin is a US-trained oncologist and haematologist with over 15 years’ industry experience in translational medicine and drug development, leading clinical development and medical affairs as well as supporting business development. She has provided strategic support for pre-IPO start-ups and Fortune 500 companies, led health authority and regulatory interactions, executed clinical advisory boards, provided clinical leadership for first-in-human studies to Phase 3 registration trials.

Robert Osborne

Robert Osborne

Chief Operating Officer

Robert has more than 15 years’ experience in the development and productization of genomic technologies, including more than a decade in product development at high growth start-ups. As SVP of Technology & Assay Development at Inivata he led flagship product development, from concept to CLIA/CAP-ready in less than 12 months, as well as the implementation ISO standards and design control in line with FDA requirements.

Magdalena Stolarek-Januszkiewicz

Magdalena Stolarek-Januszkiewicz

Head of R&D

Magdalena has a long background in the invention and development of novel genomic and molecular technologies from concept to the successful demonstration of world-leading capabilities. She holds a PhD in Plant Genetics and a Masters in Computer Science, and as Head of R&D leads the laboratory team as well as the advancement of the company’s core technology.

Heiner Dreismann

Heiner Dreismann

Chairman

A veteran executive with over 35 years’ experience in high growth life science and healthcare businesses, Dr Dreismann was a pioneer in the early adoption of PCR technologies. Formerly President & CEO of Roche Molecular Systems, he now serves on the boards of multiple healthcare companies in the US, Europe and Israel.

Barnaby Balmforth

Barnaby Balmforth

Chief Executive Officer

Barnaby has more than 10 years’ experience in the leadership of genomic technology development. Prior to co-founding Biofidelity he was Chief Operating Officer and Board member at Base4 as well as leading the development of the company’s molecular biology. Barnaby holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and a Masters from the University of Oxford.

Cameron Frayling

Cameron Frayling

Co-Founder

The founder of multiple life science businesses, Cameron has more than 12 years’ experience in the development of genomics technologies and the growth of early-stage companies. He has developed an extensive industry network and established multiple life science collaborations. He is both co-founder of Biofidelity and co-inventor of the company’s underlying technology.

Ciarán O’Leary

Ciarán O’Leary

Director

Ciarán is a co-founder and General Partner at BlueYard Capital, a venture firm focusing on the decentralization of markets and the empowerment of humanity. Prior to co-founding BlueYard, Ciarán was a partner at VC firm Earlybird and before this was with the PE firm The Carlyle Group and M&A house Lazard.

Matthew Frohn

Matthew Frohn

Director

As a Partner at Longwall Ventures, Matthew predominantly focuses on life science opportunities. He holds a D.Phil in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford and has pre-venture experience ranging from working in clinical pathology to virology with Zeneca to drug development with Neures.

Mace Rothenberg, MD

Mace Rothenberg, MD

Dr. Mace Rothenberg is former Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, where he led the Pfizer’s Worldwide Medical & Safety organization. Prior to his role as CMO, Dr. Rothenberg was Head of Clinical Development & Medical Affairs for Oncology at Pfizer from 2008 to 2016 and Chief Development Officer for Oncology from 2016 to 2018. His organization was responsible for the successful development and regulatory approval of 11 new cancer medicines, including IBRANCE® and XALKORI®. Prior to joining Pfizer, Dr. Rothenberg spent 25 years in academia where he focused on early-stage drug development, clinical trial design, and the evaluation of new cancer therapeutics.

Hesham A. Abdullah, MD, MS

Hesham A. Abdullah, MD, MS

Hesham A. Abdullah, MD, MS, is SVP and Head of Oncology Global Clinical Development at GSK, where he oversees end-to-end strategic development and delivery of GSK’s oncology clinical-stage portfolio. Dr. Abdullah has guided multiple oncology product approvals including Iressa®, Lynparza™, Tagrisso®, Imfinzi™, Calquence®, Lumoxiti™, Zejula®, Blenrep and Jemperli. Prior to leading oncology development at GSK, Dr. Abdullah rebuilt the Late-Stage Immuno-Oncology Development and Oncology Global Regulatory Sciences functions at AstraZeneca. He started his biopharmaceutical career in Global Regulatory Affairs at Amgen, before joining Medimmune in 2011 and joining AstraZeneca in 2013. He has over 16 years of oncology and immuno-oncology drug development experience.

Jerald Radich, MD

Jerald Radich, MD

Dr. Jerald Radich is a Member of the Clinical Research Division, Director of the Molecular Oncology Lab and the Kurt Enslein Endowed Chair at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is chair of the Leukemia Translational Medicine Committee of SWOG, and the inaugural Chair of the NCI and NIH Leukemia Steering Committee. Dr. Radich’s laboratory research centers on the molecular biology of response, resistance, and progression in adult and chronic leukemia. In addition, the CLIA Molecular Oncology Lab provides the molecular diagnostic support for many institutional, U.S. Intergroup, international, and pharmaceutical trials. He was awarded Washington Global Health Alliance Partnership Award in 2019 for his lab’s work on diagnosing and monitoring CML in the developing world.

Andrea Conners

Andrea Conners

Andrea Conners is the Executive Director of Patient Empowerment Network (PEN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving treatment outcomes and health equity for cancer patients and their care partners. Prior to joining PEN, Andrea dedicated her career to translating science and innovation within the global healthcare field to media and lay audiences working in global pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic organizations in the US and around the world in locations as diverse as Shanghai and Surrey.

Phylicia L. Woods, JD, MSW

Phylicia L. Woods, JD, MSW

Phylicia L. Woods, JD, MSW, is the Executive Director of the Cancer Policy Institute (CPI) at the Cancer Support Community where she is responsible for all aspects of the CPI including legislative, regulatory, policy, and research priorities. Previously, Ms. Woods was a Director of Federal Relations at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, where she developed strategies to ensure that federal legislation promoted access to preventive services and quality, affordable care for people impacted by cancer. Formerly, Ms. Woods worked in the U.S. Senate as a Counsel to Former U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. Currently, Ms. Woods serves as Chair of Virginia’s Fairfax County Commission for Women, which advises the county on policies and initiatives to promote gender equality, eliminate violence against women, and honor women and girls.