After a short career in academia, Dr. Jeff Thomis spent 35 years in the clinical and commercial development of new medicines. For the first 20 years, he was at Bristol-Myers Squibb. For the next 15 years, he was at Quintiles, where he was President of Clinical Development Services and Chairman of the American Management Board. Since then he has held a number of Board positions including Non-Executive Chairman at Idis. He currently is Non-Executive Chairman of Quotient Sciences, sits on the board of Cesca Therapeutics , a market leader in cell based therapies, and NovaQuest, a US-based Health Care PE company. He is also a Senior Advisor to GHO Capital, a Health Care PE company.