Henrijette Richter

Managing Partner


Henrijette Richter is a Managing Partner at Sofinnova Partners and an active member of the Capital Funds team, the venture capital firm’s flagship fund dedicated to early-stage biotechs and medtechs. She joined Sofinnova in 2014 and her investments and board involvements include Mozart Therapeutics, Muna Therapeutics, Nitrase Therapeutics, Nodthera, Twentyeight-Seven Therapeutics, Asceneuron, Delinia (sold to Celgene), and iOmx Therapeutics.

Prior to Sofinnova, Dr. Richter was part of the team that founded Novo Seeds in 2007, and as an Investment Director, she was instrumental in the creation, financing and building of companies such as Orphazyme (ORPHA.CO; ORPH), Avilex Pharma, EpiTherapeutics (sold to Gilead), and Lysogene (LYS, Euronext Paris).

Dr. Richter holds a combined Ph.D. and Industrial Scientist degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Copenhagen and Novo Nordisk A/S. She did her postdoctoral fellowship at the MIT Center for Cancer Research in Massachusetts.