Dr Mark Warne
Appointment to the Board:
Dr Mark Warne was appointed to the hVIVO Board as a Non-Executive Director in April 2016 and is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Experience and expertise
Mark previously spent almost 10 years at IP Group Plc, an intellectual property commercialisation company, where he led the Healthcare team. He managed a portfolio of £330m of net assets in 2016/2017 and represented IP Group on the boards of both listed and private companies. In 2018, concurrent with the integration of Touchstone Innovations into IP Group, Mark became a Partner in the Life Sciences division. He joined IP Group from pre-clinical drug discovery CRO, Exelgen, where he was Managing Director. Mark spent eight years at Exelgen (formerly Tripos Discovery Research) where he also held positions in licensing and strategic affairs, project management and research. He has a PhD in Computational Chemistry, an MSc in Colloid Science and a BSc in Chemistry, all from the University of Bristol. Mark is a Chartered Chemist and member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Mark was appointed Chief Executive Officer of DeepMatter Group plc in July 2018, having joined DeepMatter as a Non-Executive Director in September 2015 and also served as its Executive Chairman between April 2017 and July 2018. He also serves as a non-executive director on the board of Ixico plc.
Current external appointments
Mark Warne is Chief Executive Officer of DeepMatter Group plc and serves as a non-executive director on the board of Ixico plc.