Board of Directors

Jaymin Amin


Mr. Jaymin Amin, B.Eng., has a successful track record of 20 years of sales, marketing and financial experience in life science start-ups. In September 2011 Jaymin was appointed to the Board of Directors of ProfactorPharma as a non-executive director.  And in August 2016 Jaymin was named, and is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer.

Richard Cruse

CFO, Founder and Board Member

Richard is a Co-founder of PFP together with Dr Ian Garner and Prof John McVey having entered the biotech industry in 1987. He was the company’s first CEO completing the first seed round with Kelvin Capital in 2013 and now serves as Chief Financial Officer.  

Dr. David Brown

Non-Executive Chairman

Dr David Brown has over 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry both in research and in senior executive roles. He served with 4 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies: Zeneca, Pfizer, GlaxoWellcome, and Hoffman La-Roche; and also as President and Chief Executive of Cellzome AG, a biotechnology company with headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany. David joined the Board in 2013 as part of the Kelvin Capital orchestrated investment.

Dr. V Paul Gerskowitch

Investor Director

Dr V Paul Gerskowitch joined PFP’s board as an Investor Director in August 2019.  He is currently a Founder, Director and Chairman at Resolomics. Paul was a Board Director at Genometrics, the J&J-funded James Black Foundation, the MRC Collaborative Centres at both London and Edinburgh, Lectus Therapeutics, Axordia and was Director of Biomedical Research at Wyeth Research UK.  Later he moved from therapeutic R&D to focus on strategic transactions within the healthcare sector.

Dr. Ian Fotheringham


Ian Fotheringham is the CEO at Ingenza Ltd and has been hugely supportive of the company since the business relationship started. He represents Ingenza’s interest in PFP as well as providing technical advice.  He received a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology with Professor David Sherratt at the University of Glasgow in 1986. Joining the NutraSweet division of Monsanto Corporation in Chicago IL, he then spent 6 years developing microbial strains for the manufacture of L-phenylalanine and the peptide sweetener Aspartame.


Eugenia Wachters

COO/Director Designate

Eugenia brings 30 years of experience in Commercial Operations and General Management in the Pharma/Biotech world. She has worked for several top pharmaceutical companies (GSK, Boehringer Ingelheim and Sanofi), driving the launch and commercialization of several global brands. She has worked as VP Commercial Operations for Emerging markets at Sanofi, working closely with local teams across the region to optimize the commercial performance and was General Manager for Sanofi UK (General Medicines). In 2020, she moved to Healx, where she worked as VP Commercial and Operations, developing the commercial portfolio strategy and setting up program management, before joining PFP in July 2023.

Scientific Advisors

Professor John H McVey PhD, FRCPath

Founder & Chief Scientist

Professor McVey PhD, FRCPath has more than 20 years experience in blood coagulation factors ( having worked with Ian Garner at Delta Biotechnology during his time at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research (Mill Hill) back in 1988/89. It was this encounter which would eventually lead to the creation of Profactor Pharma.

Bruce Vernon

Director of Regulatory Affairs and QA, Founder

Bruce has a Master’s degree in Immunology and has more than 30 years experience in the development, manufacture and quality assurance and control of biological products including four years in the UK National Blood Transfusion Service and with the Nepalese Red Cross blood transfusion service. He was brought into the founding team of PFP to guide the all important regulatory aspects of biopharmaceutical product development.