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The Team

The Team

With an experienced team of well-connected industry veterans from all over the globe, TPP has the background, credentials, and understanding to execute and support transactions involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, and therapeutics.

Amiram KatzmanPartner, EMEAAmiram is currently the Managing Director of Prodan Capital Partners of Israel.  Previously he held senior positions in the Israeli bureaus for national security and healthcare.

Lisa GrantPartner, USLisa is an award-winning manager with 30 years of experience within the cholesterol, respiratory, osteoporosis, and diabetic markets; most notably for Merck, Sanofi-Aventis, and Genentech, a division of Roche.

Heather McMillsPartner, ChinaHeather’s capital markets and trustee experience spans almost 20 years, with stints at Credit Suisse and Bank of America, managing $400M in assets. As VP Global Strategy for Airware Labs Corp., China, she is responsible for research, corporate development, and strategic initiatives.

Ramlan IbrahimPartner, Asia PacificRamlan has 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical and healthcare in the ASEAN market. He was previously Senior General Manager of Global Sales & Marketing at Pharmaniaga.

Mohd Zul EfendiPartner, Asia PacificMohd has spent 15 years in the ASEAN healthcare industry, including his previous positions as Senior Manager and Head of Business Development at Pharmaniaga Berhad and BD Director at Biosis Group Berhad.

Sean JiangPartner, ChinaSean has 15 years of experience in investment banking, M&A;, and PE/VC investment, having executed 100+ transactions and related engagements. He is Founder of Yafo Capital and was formerly General Manager of ISI (China) and Managing Director of ISI Group (US). Sean holds an MBA from Pepperdine University, MA in finance from Fudan University, and BA in Economics from Central South University.

Jonathan MyersVenture Partner, ChinaJonathan has over 17 years of experience in VC fundraising and pharma/biotech transactions. Jonathan was Founder and Managing Director of Nine Bridges Capital. Jonathan holds an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University.

Lu ZhouVenture Partner, ChinaLu holds a PhD in Mathematics from the US. He has 10 years of experience in VC/PE healthcare investment as Principal, Managing Director, and Partner at CITIC Capital and Dragonrise Capital and has connected with a wide range of major financial institutions and pharmaceutical firms in China.

Jose Luis FabregasVenture Partner, EMEAJose previously held senior positions at Almirall, S.A, including roles as Senior Director of Pharma Development and a permanent member of the R&D; Management Committee.

Hanspeter TrippmacherVenture Partner, EMEAHanspeter was previously Executive Director and Board member of CABB Switzerland (former SF-Chem) as well as Global Sales Manager of Lonza Switzerland.

Charles ChuAdvisor, ChinaCharles has over 40 years of experience in both Chinese and US chemical industries. He was previously Senior Director at Jilin Chemical (now part of PetroChina) and Guangdong agricultural ministry. He founded Eastar Chemical Corporation, where he now serves as Chairman.

George ChuAdvisor, ChinaGeorge has over 15 years of experience in the US/EU and Chinese chemical and pharmaceutical industries. He held the role of CFO of Eastar Chemical beginning in 2006 and has been CEO since 2008.

Terry MoAdvisor, USTerry has over 25 years of experience in managing China strategies and cross-border deals as senior executive for GE Plastics, Olin, Praxair, FMC, Great Lakes, and Motorola.

Peter BigelowAdvisor, USPeter was formerly CEO of Qualitest Generics Inc, US President of Patheon, and Global Head of Wyeth Consumer Healthcare.

Eric HuangAdvisor, ChinaEric has over 25 years of experience in the medical field, which includes time spent at Johnson & Johnson Medical China, Boston Scientific, Medtronic China, and Sanofi China Pharmaceutical. Eric currently serves as Co-Founder and CMO at LenoMed, Co-President at Zhejiang POCTech Medical, and Founder and Chairman at Beijing InnoTech Medical.

James HanAdvisor, ChinaJames has 30 years of industry experience ranging from chemicals and plastics to telecommunication, biotechnology, and medical devices. James currently serves as Founder and CEO of LenoMed and has served as Chairman, CEO, Founder, or President at Hanex Medical, Maxus Medical, Advanced Biomedical Technology, Kinetic Medical, and several other companies.

Derrick LiDirector of Investing & Licensing, USDerrick was previously an equity research analyst for the Royce Funds, a $45 billion mutual fund and hedge fund based in New York City and focused on micro-cap and small-cap securities. Derrick holds degrees in both Finance and Accounting.

Rob BaranowskiAnalyst, USRob previously worked as a credit derivatives trader at Deutsche Bank and has also helped build a successful proprietary algorithmic trading firm in the foreign exchange markets. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.