Patrice has over 20 years of experience in the Ag and Food Tech Industry across various countries, including the USA and Switzerland.
Prior to joining Biotalys in July 2019, he held a number of leadership roles at Syngenta, including developing the science and technology strategy as well as deploying a technology acquisition team to establish strategic partnerships and licensing agreements in Crop Protection, Biologicals and Biotechnology.
Prior to that, he was an investment manager at Life Science Partners Bioventures in Cambridge (MA, USA) where he led multiple investment deals in the Food and Ag Tech ecosystem and joined the Board of Directors of three portfolio companies.
Patrice started his career in scientific management roles in various industries bringing chemical ingredients from early stage discovery to development and scale-up. He is a chemical engineer and received his PhD in organic chemistry from the University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France