Dr. Gerhard Ries
Founder & CEO
Dr. Gerhard Ries is the founder & CEO of DiaMedCare. Dr. Ries has more than 20 years of global life sciences and venture capital experience; both as entrepreneur and as an investor. He has a strong scientific and operational background and held various corporate positions at McKinsey, Novartis, Ciba Geigy and Boehringer Mannheim.
Before founding DiaMedCare, Gerhard was Co-founder and Managing Partner of BioMedPartners where he supervised more than 50 investments and served on the board of more than 20 biotech companies.
Before building BioMedPartners, he was Co-founder and Managing Director of InterPharmaLink, a specialized portfolio management consulting company for the pharmaceutical industry. Gerhard holds a M.S. and a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Basel and a M.S. degree in Biotechnology from the Fachhochschule Weihenstephan (Munich).