Yanxiang is a senior associate at Illumina Ventures located in Dublin. He is focusing on European opportunities and increases the presence of Illumina Ventures across the Atlantic.
Before joining Illumina Ventures, Yanxiang was a Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in Berlin specializing in healthcare. He worked for pharma companies, medical technology players, health insurances, and in the agricultural sector on projects ranging across technology assessment, business development, commercial optimization, digital marketing, due diligence and organizational topics.
Yanxiang obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from University College London while doing research at the London Research Institute (now part of the Francis Crick Institute). He also holds an MRes in Cancer Biology from Imperial College London, a B.Sc. in Bioinformatics from the Technical University of Munich and a B.Sc. in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Munich.