About Us

Board of Directors

 
Mehmood Khan, MD
Executive Chairman
Mehmood Khan, MD
Mehmood Khan, MD
Executive Chairman

Mehmood Khan, MD, is executive chairman of the Board at Life Biosciences. He previously served as CEO of Life Biosciences. Dr. Khan served as global vice chairman and chief scientific officer of PepsiCo, where he played a pivotal role in the company’s global R&D efforts to create breakthrough innovations in food, beverages, and nutrition, including the incorporation of healthier and more nutritious offerings across its portfolio. Dr. Khan also oversaw their global sustainability initiatives. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Dr. Khan served as president of Global R&D at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, leading the global efforts of one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world by revenue. Before moving into industry, Dr. Khan had a distinguished medical career as a practicing faculty member in endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School where he served as director of the Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutritional Trials Unit. Dr. Khan is a member of the board of directors of Reckitt Benckiser and a member of the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technologies at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He is also the former chair of the US Council on Competitiveness in Washington, DC. Dr. Khan earned his medical degree from the University of Liverpool Medical School, England and completed a fellowship in clinical endocrinology and nutrition in the Department of Medicine and Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology, and holds two ad honorem PhDs in humanities and international law. He has been exclusively featured in numerous publications including Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business.

 
Bracken Darrell, MBA
Director
Bracken Darrell, MBA
Bracken Darrell, MBA
Director

Bracken Darrell is chief executive officer at Logitech, where he brings more than twenty years of experience in business and brand management in successful global consumer companies, including Whirlpool, Procter & Gamble, and General Electric. His broad executive management experience has spanned manufacturing, supply chain, product innovation, consumer services, and marketing—targeting customers in mature and emerging markets. He has led growth and reinvention for iconic brands such as Old Spice, Braun, and Logitech. Bracken’s prior roles include president of Braun within Procter & Gamble. He spent 12 years at Procter & Gamble in executive management positions as well as earlier years in brand management and five years at GE in general management roles. Bracken began his career with Arthur Anderson and then PepsiCo. Bracken holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in English from Hendrix College in Arkansas.

 
Stuart Gibson
Director
Stuart Gibson
Stuart Gibson
Director

Stuart Gibson is the executive director, co-founder & co-CEO of ESR, a leading pan-Asia logistics real estate developer & operator. He was also a co-founder and CEO of the Redwood group. He has over 24 years of real estate development and investment experience in Asia, which includes 15 years in the Japanese industrial real estate sector. Stuart was formerly the country head of Prologis Japan, and former co-founder and co-CEO of AMB BlackPine, which was subsequently incorporated into Prologis. He was also the chairman of AMB Property Corporation Japan Advisory Committee.

 
David Sinclair, PhD, AO
Director & Co-Founder
David Sinclair, PhD, AO
David Sinclair, PhD, AO
Director & Co-Founder

David Sinclair PhD, AO is a tenured professor in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sinclair is regarded as one of the world’s leading researchers on aging and age-associated diseases, with key contributions to understanding why we age and how to slow and even reverse the process. He has co-founded multiple biotechnology and genomics companies working on aging, neurological, metabolic, infectious, and rare diseases. Dr. Sinclair’s work has been featured in five books, two documentary movies, on CBS 60 Minutes, and in Morgan Freeman’s “Through the Wormhole.” He has received more than 35 awards for his medical research, innovation, and teaching. In 2014, he was named as TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” and in 2018, “50 People Transforming Health Care.” Also in 2018, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia. He serves on the non-profit boards of the American Federation for Aging Research and the Sanford Lorraine Cross Award.

 
Ilan Stern
Director
Ilan Stern
Ilan Stern
Director

Ilan Stern is a representative of 166 2nd Financial Services with significant experience representing large family offices and institutional funds. He worked previously with General Catalyst and Soros Fund Management LLC.