Saurabh Mishra – Managing Partner
Saurabh, Founder and Managing Partner has been instrumental in valuing young life sciences companies with innovative products. His areas of expertise include valuation of R&D Projects, corporate finance analysis, and go-to- market strategy. He has successfully valued and helped life sciences entrepreneurs understand the value of their technology and prepared them to negotiate with licensee or the investors.
His rich international experience includes engagements across US, India, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt and Nigeria. He is an Independent Expert at European Commission to evaluate Horizon2020 projects.
Saurabh received his engineering degree from BIT Sindri, India and earned an MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona where he gained various leadership positions in the campus such as President of ESADE Entrepreneurship Club. In addition, Saurabh teaches Corporate Finance and Valuation at La Salle (Universitat Ramon Llull). Saurabh is a CFA Level III Candidate 2018.
Saurabh was born in India and has worked in India, the USA and in Spain.
Ramon Fernandez – Partner, Spain
Ramon is a scientist cum entrepreneur who brings to Farmantra, 28 years of valuable experience in biopharmaceutical industry. He started his own venture in Diagnostics in 1984 and sold his company to Leti Laboratories in 2008. He was awarded by Barcelona Activa for his contribution to the development of synergies between the Industry and University in 2006. He was also a member of Spanish steering committee of Health Ministry for Toxic Oil Syndrome in 1985.
Besides his technical skills, he developed his sales and marketing acumen by working as Sales and Marketing manager in different biopharmaceutical companies.
Ramon is a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.
Richard Peach – Senior Finance Director, CFO Support Services
Richard Peach is British and has also worked in Switzerland and Spain. He specializes in financial advice, accounting and auditing. He has worked for nearly 25 years in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices industries as Financial Controller or Financial Director. He spent most of his career in Novartis, the multinational pharma group, holding various senior finance roles. Recently he was Finance Director of two private equity and venture capital pharma start-ups in Spain, Archimedes and Sanifit. His role is to give clear reporting on the financial status of a company and support senior management in growing the business successfully. He has experience of IPOs.
He has a university degree in Economics from Kent (UK), started his career with PwC and gained the professional qualification of Chartered Accountant.
Our team speaks English, French, Spanish, Catalan and Hindi.