aera is expanding!

At the entrance of October three new passengers have been added to the aera rocketship: Hans C. Nielsen (HC) joins aera as our first Chief Patent Officer, European Patent Attorney Pierre-Henri Degoy takes a seat in the Life Science team, while Kasper Kolding is our new CFO.

Hans C. Nielsen joins aera as the company’s first Chief Patent Officer. He will be developing the already thriving patent business of aera even further while focusing also on technology, Intellectual Property Management System and Business Intelligence with the aim of redefining the classical operating model of the IP industry.

HC comes from a position as Chief Operating Officer and Regional Director at Zacco and is acknowledged IP Patent Star by Managing IP and recommended individual by IAM Patent 1000.

Pierre-Henri Degoy takes a seat as European Patent Attorney in the Life Science patent team. Pierre-Henri holds a master’s degree in Biotechnology and Genomics. He entered the patent profession in 2017 after graduating from the CEIPI.

He comes from a position as an in-house patent attorney at the pharmaceutical company Roche, with a deep focus on RNAi-related IP such as ASOs, siRNAs, antimiRs, and blockmiRs.

Kasper Kolding is aera’s new CFO. Kasper is an experienced CFO/COO with a track record of driving business transformation, financial performance improvement, and commercial development by planning and executing strategies, efficiencies, and process optimisations.