EXMceuticals is built on the foundation of a strong executive team, with professionals from complementary industries. Our science-based team delivers quality and innovation through research, discipline, and forward-thinking. We will deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. Every one of us is responsible for the quality and safety of whatever we do. Meet some of the key members of EXMceuticals’ executive team:
CEO and Chairman of the board
Mr Summers is a founding partner of a $500mn (USD) London based Investment fund. Before founding the Investment fund in 2015, Jonathan acted as a founder and senior executive in a major Hong Kong based asset management firm. Prior to that he was employed by Goldman Sachs for more than 15 years, in both London and Tokyo. His expertise in international business, acquaintance with multi-jurisdictional issues, and a management style based on best practices will contribute to further implement the Company’s global growth strategy.
Mr. Bernier has over 20 years of experience in project development, project implementation, and market development. He has been the lead advisor to several sovereign entities to negotiate and obtain Moody’s and Fitch credit ratings, bond issuance for sovereign infrastructure projects and the creation of SPV’s to fund and operate sovereign-owned infrastructure companies. Over this time, Mr. Bernier acquired a wide range of experience in the development and operation of private, public and sovereign large-scale projects.
Mr. Doyon is a senior partner at the JoliCoeur Lacasse law firm where he works in the business and taxation departments. He regularly provides support to entrepreneurs in their current operations and projects. Mr. Doyon also negotiates and acts on their behalf with government agencies to obtain required project authorizations.
After graduating from the University of Oslo with a Master of Law, Mr. Borch initially worked in private banking for DnB NOR, followed by positions focusing on tax and competition issues. He subsequently became a judge for two years prior to being appointed head of the legal department in Norske Skogindustrier ASA, specializing in mergers and acquisitions. In recent years, Mr. Borsh has continued these activities as a private practitioner in his own firm and sits on the boards of several private investment companies.
Head of Corporate Development
Mr. Amin is a senior finance and operations professional with over 15 years of international work experience spanning investment banking, international development, emerging markets private equity, business development and start-up operations.
Mr. Amin has spent most of his career as a mergers and acquisitions investment banker at Merrill Lynch & Co. and Jefferies International, where he executed over $20bn in M&A transactions and associated equity and debt financings for various companies across a wide range of industries including Healthcare and Food & Beverage. Mr. Amin has advised various life science and healthcare companies and also spent time working in the business development group at Pfizer. He holds an A.B. in Economics from The University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Kinley, a former partner with KPMG, has been the President of Winslow Associates Management & Communications Inc.since 1993, a private consulting firm which provides professional services to junior public companies. Mr. Kinley is a Chartered Professional Account and has served as an officer and director for several public companies over the past thirty years
Chief Executive Officer and Country Director Portugal
Mr. Martins has over 20 years of experience working in management, project development and project implementation, besides law and compliance affairs. He is a corporate and business lawyer specialized in project management, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, licensing and companies general management. He was the company secretary of a Portuguese public listed company, with extensive experience working in large multinational Portuguese and foreign companies on the construction (metallic construction & civil construction), energy (Eolic, biofuels, solar), real estate, telecoms and signalling (railroads), defence, software and start-ups.
He has a Degree in Law, with Postgraduate Studies in Law and Management, Securities Law, Territorial, Urban and Environmental Planning.
VP North American Operations
Mrs. Lemieux has over 20 years of experience in business, assisting large and small corporations across Canada to attain new levels of success and implement sustainable organizational changes. She has facilitated the reorganization of operational processes to improve efficiency and align strategic priorities for major oil and gas companies, environmental and engineering firms, governments, indigenous groups and national organizations. Her technological background will keep EXMceuticals on the front of technologies and innovative ways of doing business. Mrs. Lemieux has led various and large multidisciplinary teams situated around the world with incredible success. She is often asked to do the impossible and strives to recover lost situations for businesses. She is particularly interested in continuous improvement. She always finds solutions. She is an ex-ski racer and represents Canada on many committees at the International Ski Federation.
Adilia Januário Charmier
VP Research and Development
Adilia Januário Charmier- PhD in Organic Chemistry (1993), Université Blaise Pascal (France). She is currently Full Professor at Universidade Lusófona (ULHT, Lisbon, Portugal) and director of the Biotechnology programs (Engineering and Licenciate degrees) as well as director of the Postgraduate Program in Circular Economy in collaboration with the IMAT group of the University of Trier, IfaS, Germany. She dedicated her academic career teaching courses in the field of General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Chemistry of natural products, supervising several national and international Masters and PhD students as well as international postdoctoral researchers. In terms of research, she is the coordinator of the research centre DREAMS at the Faculty of Engineering of ULHT and researcher at the centre of Structural Chemistry (CQE) at IST-UNL (Portugal). Its main scientific research includes 1)- the extraction of medicinal plants and wastes using green microwave technologies and bioprocesses for the production of new biologically active products and their applications in the fields of health, pharmaceutical, nutraceuticals and biomaterials and 2)- the synthesis of new biological Metal-coordinated compounds using natural compounds as ligands. In addition, she has worked as consultant in various international companies (Cerebio, France and EXMceuticals inc., Canada) supervising funded research projects in collaboration with Universidade Lusófona. Her scientific research activity resulted in 71 national and international scientific publications distributed by peer-reviewed international journals, conferences and 3 patents and also has been marked by the participation and organization of seminars and conferences in collaboration with several national and international institutions namely, the Instituto Superior Técnico (Portugal), the University of Edinburgh (Scotland), the University of Trier, IfaS, (Germany), the University Positivo (Brasil), the University of Al Akhawayn, Ifrane (Morroco).
Director Science & Genetics
Mrs. Santos majored in Genetics and Microbiology at Lisbon’s Faculty of Sciences. Susana holds a PhD in Molecular Biology (Lisbon’s Faculty of Sciences) as well as a Post-Doc in Molecular Biology (Lisbon´s Faculty of Pharmacy). As a researcher of Lisbon´s Faculty of Pharmacy and Lisbon´s Instituto Superior Técnico, she has coordinated a national project (Cardiogenetics) and participated in more than 10 national projects (Cardiogenetics and Cancer). In 2009 she became Assistant Professor at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias of several subjects related to Genetics, Molecular Biology, Forensics and Biotechnology. She published about 14 scientific papers and 1 book chapter. In 2013, she became a co-founder of the start-up HeartGenetics, Genetics and Biotechnology a company that pioneers a methodology that integrates Genomics and Computational Technologies for innovative knowledge that supports healthcare providers to promote wellness, prevent illness and diagnose diseases. She was Chief of Technology Officer and Director of Quality Management System. She was responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the Quality Management System ISO 9001 and ISO13485. She developed genetic tests with applications in cardiovascular diseases, pharmacogenetics, cardio-oncology, nutrigenetics, and athletic performance. Susana focuses on biotechnology strategies for therapeutical and wellness purposes and in the evaluation of phytochemicals with potential therapeutic usage.