Pete joined Epidarex Capital as a Venture Partner in 2014. He has more than twenty years of experience in drug discovery within the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Epidarex, he was Global Head of the Respiratory Disease Area and Site Head for the Novartis Institute of BioMedical Research in the United Kingdom. In this role, Peter had strategic and operational oversight for the respiratory portfolio from target discovery through to proof-of-concept trials in the clinic. He is a former Executive Director of the Novartis Developmental and Molecular Pathways Platform based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Peter holds a BSc and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Leeds.