The minds behind Pulmotree
CEO and Founder
Ulf is the visionary behind Pulmotree. His experience in life sciences and especially in managing projects, programmes and portfolios is the basis of our company. He also brings his broad industry knowledge of strategic development and planning, product management, research and development and industrialisation.
In his former position as Director – Fox Nebuliser Programs at Vectura GmbH, he held responsibility for the entire sector of membrane nebulisers. Previous to that, he held various positions in the research and development department of Pari GmbH. He is a graduate biomedical engineer and a certified senior project manager (IPMA® Level B) and is a member of The Aerosol Society, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM).
Medical & Scientific Affairs
Carolina’s expertise as a pulmonologist MD adds to Pulmotree the valuable insight of both physicians and patients. Specialized in respiratory infectious diseases and lung related indications such as cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis, she has a vast hands-on clinical experience with inhaled drug therapies.
As a Manager of Medical and Scientific Affairs her search for innovation in healthcare matches with Pulmotree’s forward-thinking approach to the evolution of respiratory therapies. Besides her knowledge in clinical research, Carolina is an accomplished communicator in science, counting with published scientific papers, a book chapter, and several original presentations in international conferences. Carolina holds a Master’s degree in Medicine, is a member of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, the European Respiratory Society (ERS), and the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM).
Research & Development
Kristian has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, including managing product and technology development programmes. He is equally at home leading international cross-functional teams as implementing product development and project management structures. He specialises in team communications.
As Programme Manager at LivaNova and Pentax Medical, he was responsible for key product development programmes for heart–lung machines and endoscopic equipment. He also has many years of experience in a wide range of technical research and development projects in dermatology and ophthalmology. He is a graduate biomedical engineer and certified project manager (IPMA® Level C) and communications coach.
The 2nd degree Pulmotree family
Advisory Board Member – Marketing & Corporate Finance
Stefan is the one connecting the dots between the Life Science industry and the corporate finance world. His broad background in Life Sciences delivers a number of values to Pulmotree when sharing insights and capabilities in identifying the strategic direction coupled with tactical sales and marketing excellence.
In his former positions as General Manager for Corporations like BAYER AG, Johnson & Johnson and CareFusion Stefan gained a richness of experience in a number of healthcare disciplines but foremost in leading people and developing talents. His extensive international work helped him to practice a global mindset but noteably sharing experiences and let others benefit from them. He lives by his credo.. “ healthcare is all about curiousity, every day.” Stefan is advising world class Private Equity groups and Family offices. He is a graduated Bachelor of Business Administration and holds a Corporate Master degree from the University of Notre Dame, USA.
Advisory Board Member – Finance
As a tax consultant and German chartered accountant, Benjamin has many years of experience in implementation-oriented consulting for SMEs, which he gained among other things as a consultant at Deloitte. Benjamin is the managing director of the tax consultant and accountants firm Schimmel Steuerberater, Wirtschaftsprüfer.
We trust in his broad competence and knowledge around the topics of taxes, startups, business management and organizational design. He is our cooperation partner for internal / external accounting, tax declaration as well as tax and business consulting. Benjamin holds a degree in business administration and is a member of the chamber of chartered tax accountants, and the chamber of tax advisors.
Advisory Board Member – Legal
Thorsten looks back at more than 16 years of international experience in med-tech and pharma as Attorney, Legal Counsel, Head of Legal, Healthcare Compliance Officer, Chief Administration Officer and Managing Director. Thorsten Reh is the managing director of MEDIAS REHS, a law firm based in Munich, Germany.
His experience includes medium-sized companies such as Helios and Biotest as well as innovative international groups like ResMed and large international companies such as Linde Healthcare. Thorsten is a fully qualified German lawyer and holds a Master of Laws degree from UNSW (University of New South Wales, Sydney) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Management from ESMT (European School of Management and Technology, Berlin). He is a Certified Compliance Officer (DIZR) as well as a Certified Data Protection Officer (TÜV).