Born in Beijing and raised in New Zealand, Eric has had a diverse international background across UK, China, US and New Zealand. Eric brings industry operating experience from Bayer Healthcare R&D as well as from strategic roles within several healthcare start-ups. Eric also had stints with The ICEHOUSE in Auckland, Life Science Angels in Palo Alto, Oxford University Innovation in Oxford and UN Headquarters in New York.
Eric graduated BSc (Honours) in Biomedical Sciences from University of Auckland and was a DPhil candidate researching colorectal cancer stem cells at University of Oxford under Prof Sir Walter Bodmer.
Eric is a native English and Mandarin speaker.