Dr Yves Champey
Former Chair of DNDi Board of Directors

Former chair of DNDi Board of Directors (2003-2007), Yves Champey is a physician with over 40 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He served as Medical and Scientific Director, and then as Senior Vice President, International Drug Development, at Rhone Poulenc (1995- 1997). Dr Champey is founder of ITEEC and a consultant on drug R&D for the pharmaceutical and health biotechnology industries. He is Advisor to the Director General of Evry Genopole, a French national project for the development of biotechnology activities, and CEO of Genopole 1er Jour, a private seed fund established by Genopole d’Evry. He is a former member of Rhône- Poulenc Pharma R&D’s Board of Directors; he was General Secretary, and later President, of the French Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians, and Founder and President of the Rhône-Poulenc Rorer Foundation. Dr Champey was also a member of the Inter-Ministerial Mission on Public Research and Drug Innovation Research.