With more than 30 years of management experience in all sectors of the life sciences (biotech, in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and medical devices) Dr. Jean-Luc Centeleghe, PhD, represents Katan Associates International in Europe. He has been lecturing and holding workshops at the Institute of Technology and Dairy School (now ENSAIA) in Nancy (France). He served as Marketing manager at Corning Medical (UK) and as Product Manager at Union Carbide (Medical Products division) in France and as General Manager at Serono Diagnostics (Switzerland). In 1984, he founded JLC Consultants, active in the biotechnology business consulting and in 2001 founded Alphagenics Diaco Biotechnologies (Italy), a company specializing in molecular biology. As a consultant, Dr Centeleghe has provided marketing and technical support in Europe, Middle-East, and Africa to US Biotech and Pharma companies. He was awarded an MS in Biochemistry at the University of Paris-Orsay (France), an Engineering degree in Dairy Industries and a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Nancy (France). He is based in Switzerland and is fluent in several European languages.