Thibaud Portal

Thibaud is an advisor to Medicxi and is actively involved in a number of Medicxi companies, including as the CEO of Aldena Therapeutics and Graegis Pharmaceuticals. Prior to this, Thibaud had an extended career in the dermatology space. After obtaining his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from Wayne State University in Michigan and his postdoctoral assignment at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, he went on to hold various roles in his 24 years at Galderma, including Global Head of Research and Global Head of Development Strategy and led multiple global approvals of dermatological drugs. He thereafter led the Prescription Medicines Global Business Unit of Galderma where he transformed the prescription pipeline, portfolio and capabilities to a biologics-able business in line with today's market requirements.