Christoph Feest Appointed Acting Head of Science Management

19.6.2017 The Science Management team gets a new head. On 15 July, Dr. Christoph Feest will take over from Dr. Julia Fahl who will start a new job as managing director of a business school. "We are pleased that in Christoph Feest we have found a candidate, who fulfils the requirements for the position and who has first experience within the BCRT. We look forward to continue working with him in his new role" comments Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Volk. He added, "We would like to take this opportunity to thank Julia Fahl for her excellent work over the past six years. The BCRT has benefitted tremendously from her invaluable leadership for which we are very grateful. We now wish her all the best and every success both professionally and personally."

Christoph Feest is a physicist by training and in 2013 completed a PhD in immunology at the London Research Institute of Cancer Research UK. He gained first experience in in-tellectual property management and technology transfer at Imperial Innovations in Lon-don. Since May 2016, he has been working as a project manager at the innovation plat-form at the BCRT facilitating the effective translation of promising research results into medical practice.

Julia Fahl joined the BCRT as administrative director in May 2011. During her tenure, she successfully updated and refined the business practices and further advanced the strategic positioning of the BCRT. Having worked in the education sector before, she will now continue her career as the managing director of a business school.

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