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Dr Gareth King

Dr Gareth King

Life Science Partner

GM&C Life Sciences Fund

T: 01625 344300

M: 07720 051988

Gareth is a Life Science Partner with Catapult’s GM&C Life Sciences Fund, where he has been leading and managing investments since the Fund launched in late 2015.

Prior to joining Catapult, Gareth was CEO of Critical Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage biotechnology company utilising a proprietary drug delivery technology to develop a pipeline of unique biological drug products, which raised >£4m from investors including Catapult Ventures and the Welcome Trust. Gareth was previously VP Business Development at Pharmaceutical Profiles, which he joined from Manchester-based start-up Cyprotex, where he was Commercial Director.

Gareth began his career in Boston, USA as a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. He moved back to the UK and was based at Alderley Park for over 3 years as Bioinformatics Project Manager with AstraZeneca, before joining California-based genomics company Incyte.

Gareth holds an BSc in Microbiology from Sheffield University and a PhD in Molecular Genetics from Edinburgh University.