Connie Chen, PhD

Senior Director, Strategy and Corporate Development

Dr. Connie Chen joined FACIT in 2013 with over 12 years of experience in the life sciences, biotechnology and capital markets sectors. Several leadership roles in both the corporate world as well as in the capital markets and investment banking have enabled Dr. Chen to accumulate comprehensive business experience in strategic planning, market analysis, corporate development, corporate finance and communications. These diverse and extensive experiences reflect her capability in combining life science knowledge with business acumen, translating technological opportunities and risks into commercial ideas.   Most recently, Dr. Chen held a senior management role at bioindustrial company Functional Technologies Corp., and prior to that, was a respected Biotechnology and Health Sciences Equity Analyst at Loewen, Ondaatje and McCutcheon Limited.  Dr. Chen holds a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Toronto, and a BSc (Honours) in Biochemistry from McMaster University.


Other Team Members

Nicole Baryla, PhD

Senior Director, Corporate Affairs

Brent Zanke, MD, FRCPC, PhD


Niclas Stiernholm, PhD