Previously, Françoise Bono spent over 25 years with Sanofi and Evotec and was, until late 2016, Evotec Executive Vice-President, Oncology. A prominent cancer biologist, she has brought several innovative compounds from early clinical development through to IND filing and Phase I trials.

Françoise Bono has led over 20 major projects, notably in the field of immune-oncology, and developed extensive experience in science, people management and project leadership and evaluation, as well as recognized expertise in translational and development strategy in oncology.

Françoise Bono received her PhD in Cellular Biology from Toulouse University.