Board and leadership
Key to committees/roles:
Chief Financial Officer
Background: Michael Baldock has served as our Chief Financial Officer since February 2020 and as a member of our board since February 2020. From November 2008 to January 2020, Mr. Baldock was a founding partner at Ondra Partners, an independent financial advisory firm. Prior to that, from 2004 to 2007, he was a Managing Director, Global Head of Healthcare and Head of Investment Banking, Americas for HSBC plc, a global universal bank. From 2000 to 2004, he was a Partner of Lazard Frères & Co. LLC, a financial advisory and asset management firm. Mr. Baldock received an A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard College.
Current external appointments: None
Skills, experience and contribution: Michael has over 30 years of relevant functional and sector experience acquired through senior leadership roles at HSBC, Lazard, Bentley Health Care and SG Warburg. He was a founding partner at Ondra Partners, an independent financial advisory firm which advised Abcam for several years. He is seasoned corporate finance and M&A practitioner with broad industrial experience and deep knowledge of the healthcare industry.