Marie joined Thea Open Innovation in August 2021 as Alliance Manager. She aims at growing external business relationships in value-creating and synergetic ways, key drivers of successful partnerships.

Marie holds a PhD from Pierre and Marie Curie University (INSERM). She completed her curriculum abroad as a postdoctoral fellow in David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA in Los Angeles. She then embraced a career in pharma industry joining Servier in 2011. With several years’ experience in R&D as project leader and team manager, she built up experience and expertise in various phases of drug discovery programs and translational research in different therapeutic areas.

Working in international and cross-cultural environments brought her adaptability, cross functional teamwork skills and a collaborative mindset.