Alberto Libanori serves as a senior advisor to Boustead Securities, LLC. Alberto previously worked as an Investment Fellow at M-Ventures, the CVC arm of Merck KGaA; investing in biotech, life-sciences and deep-tech ventures, and was Licensing and Business Development Manager at L’Oréal Research and Innovation, focusing on global tech transfer deals and technical M&A due-diligence.
He has also worked with Novartis Venture Funds (NVF), focusing on China-related early stage healthcare investments. Previously Alberto founded and helped with strategic exits of number of technology start-ups including Atelier Mnemist SAS and Cutech (acquired by Symrise).
Raised internationally, Alberto is fluent in Italian, French, Spanish, English and Mandarin Chinese and holds a B.S. in Biomolecular Sciences from St Andrews University, an MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise from Cambridge University, and an MS in Bioengineering from UCLA. Alberto is based between Los Angeles and Amsterdam.