Guillaume Baxter is a Principal at Sofinnova Partners. He joined in 2017 and focuses on investments in the industrial biotechnology and renewable chemistry sectors. Prior to joining Sofinnova Partners, Guillaume most recently served as an Investment Director at Solvay Ventures. Before that, he spent several years in the corporate New Business Development division of Solvay in Brussels, developing disruptive technologies for future markets through partnerships between start-ups, research institutes and in-house R&D teams. Guillaume holds a MSc in Genetics and Immunology from University of Paris Descartes, a post-graduate degree (DEA) in Industrial Biotechnology from Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC)/AgroParisTech, and a Master’s Degree in Innovation Management from UTC/NEOMA business school completed by an executive education at Louvain School of Management (Belgium).