Dr David Holbrook

Head of Seeds Funds, LifeArc


David Holbrook is a qualified physician who has spent thirty-five years in medicine and medical innovation, and the last twenty in life sciences spinout investing, principally from academia. After senior business development roles in Glaxo and Roche he headed up Imperial College’s spinout activities, led the life science practice of UK venture capital manager MTI (who raised and managed a fund with The University of Manchester), and most recently was Director of Life Science Seed Funds at Cambridge University Enterprise.


David holds degrees from King’s College London, Oxford University, and Harvard University.