Gilles Nobécourt joined the Life Sciences Team of Andera Partners (formerly Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners) in 2002. Previously, he was Social Advisor in the French Senate (1981-1982), Chief of Staff to the President of Languedoc Roussillon Regional Council (1982), Advisor to the French Minister for Industry and Research (1983), and subsequently Advisor to the French Prime Minister (1984-1986). Field Officer for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Africa and Central America until 1988, he then joined Rhône-Poulenc Group as Vice President, Public Affairs. In 1992, Gilles was appointed Vice President, assistant to the Chairman and CEO of Rhône-Poulenc Rorer, the pharmaceutical affiliate of Rhône-Poulenc. He later became a founding member of RPR Gencell, the biotechnology division of Rhône-Poulenc Rorer. Initially General Manager for Europe, he was subsequently deputy General Manager of the Division based in San Francisco until 1999. Appointed General Manager of a commercial subsidiary in Mexico City, he ultimately left Aventis and joined Russell Reynolds & Associates as consultant dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies until 2002. He has been a Partner at Andera Partners since.
Gilles is a director of Genkyotex, Complix, Gamamabs, Inotrem, Complexa Inc., Crescendo and Andera Partners.
Graduated from the Paris Institute for Political Sciences (‘Sciences Po Paris’) in 1980, Gilles holds also a Master degree in applied economics and a certificate from the Stanford Global School of Business.