Dr. Zalán Péterfi MD, PhD


• Life-science focused ex-McKinsey management consultant with extensive experience in strategy and transformation projects
• Developed strategy and supported strategy execution at 5+ TOP20 pharma clients across Europe and US concentrating on innovation, R&D and commercial areas
• Passionate about and experienced in topics where both scientific/medical expertise and management/business excellence are essential to drive maximum impact
• Strong people leader with the ability to recruit, train, and manage high-performing teams demonstrated by 10+ years of leadership in academic and business settings working with 30+ direct reports over the last 2 years
• Structured and analytical with excellent problem-solving skills proven by 4 successful large-scale transformation programs ran across 10+ countries
• Extensive life science research experience verified by a track record of peer reviewed publications: 15 papers published in leading journals including Nature Chemical Biology (IF: 13.0), TiBS (IF: 13.5), Molecular Cell (IF: 14.1)