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Vasco Larcina, CPA, CA

jacki jenuth

Contributing over 20 years of senior financial management and audit experience, Vasco is a key member of senior management working closely with our investment team, external auditors and other finance professionals and acting as the primary point of contact for …

Dahlia Abbott

jacki jenuth

With over 25 years of financial and office management experience, Dahlia is a key member of the operations team responsible for the day-to-day operational and financial administration of Lumira Ventures. Prior to joining Lumira Ventures, Dahlia held a number of …

Michael Leung, CPA, CA, CFA

Alyssia Watkin

Michael joined Lumira Ventures in August 2022; as Controller, Michael will focus on the finance, legal, and operations of the Lumira investment funds. He will continue to enhance the implementation of financial policies and procedures around risk, governance, and compliance …

Alyssia Watkin

Alyssia Watkin

Alyssia joined the Lumira Ventures team in September 2021 as a Junior Analyst. Prior to joining the team, Alyssia completed an honors BSc degree in biology, majoring in genetics from Western University. Alyssia has a passion for medical research, recently …

Scott Owen

Altamash Hashmi

With over 5 years of experience in IT Infrastructure, security and network administration, Scott is responsible for managing the IT and network related requirements of Lumira Ventures. His goals are to manage services related to hardware and software of Lumira …

Peter van der Velden, MBA, MSc.

Abi Kumar

With 28 years of investment and operating experience, Peter has participated in building companies from start-up through to expansion in the life sciences, information technology, and consumer sectors. Known as a results-oriented entrepreneur with demonstrated success in venture and buyout …

Gerry Brunk, MBA

jacki jenuth

With over 28 years of investment, consulting and entrepreneurial experience in the health care industry, Gerry has helped build life sciences companies at all stages of development. He focuses on investments in a range of therapeutic areas in the biotechnology and …

Beni Rovinski, Ph.D.

Abi Kumar

With over 30 years of investment, operational, managerial and research experience in the healthcare industry, Beni has helped build life sciences companies at all stages of development. Known both as a senior scientist and as an achievement-oriented executive, with demonstrated …

Daniel Hétu, M.D., MBA

Abi Kumar

With over 20 years of investment banking, corporate development, and licensing and investment experience, Daniel has been involved with life sciences companies at all stages of development in North America and overseas. With demonstrated success managing complex initiatives, projects and …

Jacki Jenuth, Ph.D.

Jennifer Schram

With over 20 years of life science, IT and business development executive-level experience, Jacki is a key member of the senior investment team sourcing, conducting diligence on, structuring deals terms for and working closely at the board level with portfolio …

Lu Han, Ph.D.

Abi Kumar

Lu is passionate about helping entrepreneurs achieving their goals being a co-founder of a start-up company prior to joining Lumira Ventures in late 2014 as an analyst and later promoted to Director in 2017. Lu focusses on deal sourcing, due …

Brent Norton, M.D., MBA, ICD.D

Abi Kumar

With over 25 years of experience in the life sciences industry, Dr. Norton uses his cross-functional knowledge to develop strategy, raise capital and build important relationships in the academic and business community. Operationally, he has built R&D and commercial operations, …

Richard Glickman, L.L.D. (Hon)

Abi Kumar

Dr. Richard M. Glickman is one of Canada’s best known and most successful healthcare entrepreneurs. He is a co-founder and the chairman of Aurinia Pharma Corp., the founding Chairman of the Board of Essa Pharmaceuticals Inc., and is Chairman of …

Sena Biswas MBA, Ph.D.

Abi Kumar

Dr. Biswas has over three decades of experience as a biotechnology CEO, researcher, business development executive and venture capital investor. He has recently served as interim CEO at Mimetogen Pharmaceuticals and at Lumira portfolio companies KalGene Pharmaceuticals and OsteoQC. For …

David Novak M.Sc.

Alyssia Watkin

David Novak joined the Lumira team in 2022 as a venture partner with a focus on developing public market investment strategies that leverage and build on the Lumira franchise. Mr. Novak brings to Lumira Ventures extensive capital markets, industry, and …