About Us

Unparalleled Expertise in Reproductive Health Therapeutics

Founded in Switzerland in November 2012, ObsEva is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for serious conditions that compromise a woman’s reproductive health and pregnancy.

ObsEva is led by a strong management team with substantial experience in successfully developing and commercializing pharmaceutical products in our target market. ObsEva’s team members include trained obstetricians and gynecologists with an in-depth understanding of patient and physician needs. Our expertise has led to the development of new and innovative therapies that have the potential to improve patient outcomes in reproductive health.

Meet our Leadership Team

Our leadership team combines successful track records in reproductive health with cross-functional, global expertise to help make a significant difference in the lives of women.

Leadership Team
Board of Directors
Scientific Advisory Board

Ernest Loumaye, MD, PhD

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Tim Adams

Chief Financial Officer

Jean-Pierre Gotteland, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Elke Bestel, MD

Chief Medical Officer & Head of Pharmacovigilance

Ben T.G. Tan, MS

VP Commercial & Business Development

Andrew Humberstone, BSc(Hons) Pharm., PhD

Senior Director Clinical Operations

Gaël Thomas, PharmD

Senior Director Regulatory Affairs

Fabien de Ladonchamps

VP Finance

Delphine Renaud

G&A Manager, CEO Office

Frank Verwiel, MD

Member
Chairperson, ObsEva Board of Directors

Annette Clancy, BSc (Hons)

Member, ObsEva Board of Directors

Barbara Duncan

Audit Committee Chair, ObsEva Board of Directors

James I. Healy, MD, PhD

General Partner, Sofinnova Ventures (U.S.A.)
Member, ObsEva Board of Directors

Ernest Loumaye, MD, PhD

Co-Founder & CEO - ObsEva
Member, ObsEva Board of Directors

Ed Mathers

Partner, NEA (U.S.A.)
Member, ObsEva Board of Directors

Rafaèle Tordjman, MD, PhD

Managing Partner, Sofinnova Partners (France)
Vice-Chairperson, ObsEva Board of Directors

Jacky Vonderscher, PhD

Member
ObsEva Board of Directors

Obstetrics SAB

Phillip Bennett, MD, PhD

Member
ObsEva Scientific Advisory Board

Ben Willem Mol, MD, PhD

Member
ObsEva Scientific Advisory Board

Vassilis Tsatsaris, MD, PhD,EMBA

Member
ObsEva Scientific Advisory Board

Gynecology SAB

Jacques Donnez, MD, PhD

Member
ObsEva Scientific Advisory Board

Hugh Taylor, MD

Member
ObsEva Scientific Advisory Board

Robert Taylor, MD, PhD

Member
ObsEva Scientific Advisory Board