Dr. Sophie Kornowski joined Gurnet Point Capital in 2018 from
Roche, a leading healthcare company based in Switzerland, where
she was Executive Vice-President, global Head of Partnering. In
this role, Dr. Kornowski developed and maintained over 200
external partnerships with research institutions, Biotech, Pharma
and Healthcare Information Technology companies worldwide.
During her tenure, Roche Partnering completed over 50 deals per
year. Sophie was a member of Roche Extended Global Executive
Committee and a member of the boards of Chugai. Previously, for
five years Dr. Kornowski was General Manager of Roche France, a
major affiliate of the Roche group.
Earlier in her career Dr. Kornowski spent 11 years in various
leadership roles at Merck in the United States, France and Israel and in the early years of her career
worked at Abbott and Sanofi, in France and the United States.
Dr. Kornowski has a Doctorate in Pharmacy from Rene Descarte University in Paris and an MBA
from the University of Chicago Booth.