Meet the Team
Tony Richardson – Chief Executive Officer
Tony Richardson is CEO of Venn Life Sciences. He has over 16 years’ experience in the Life Science arena. Mr. Richardson has held key leadership positions in a number of Medical Technology companies and has accumulated considerable transaction experience including IPO, financings and M&A.
Christian Milla – Chief Operating Officer
Christian Milla holds a PhD in Neuropharmacology from the University of Paris and has more than 20 years’ experience in the Drug Development and Clinical Trials Industry. Christian has also contributed to the foundation and development of several innovative start-up companies in the healthcare area. He joined Venn from from Oncodesign Biotechnology, a leader in preclinical evaluations for anticancer, based in France, where he was Chief Operating Officer. He was also a Board member of Cromsource, a provider of outsourced services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. From 2004 until 2007 Christian was CEO of OSMO Accovion SA, a niche Oncology Site Management and CRO. Prior to this he held roles with Parexel, Staticon International and Abbott Laboratories.
Jonathan Hartshorn – Chief Financial Officer
Jonathan is a Chartered Accountant with over 19 years’ experience in financial management roles, both as a consultant and as Head of Finance, across a range of industries including a number of large global pharmaceutical businesses. In 2006, Jonathan became Financial Director of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Ireland and managed the financial integration of the business with McNeil Healthcare, which created the largest consumer healthcare business in Ireland. In 2008, he left Pfizer to co-found Cara Healthcare Limited, a consumer healthcare training and product development business based in Dublin, before becoming Head of Finance for the onshore division of Mainstream Renewable Power in 2011, from where he joined Venn in 2015.