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Anja Konig

MS, PhD '00

Managing Director
Novartis Venture Funds (Basel, Switzerland)


Dr. Anja König is a Managing Director of the Novartis Venture Funds in Basel, Switzerland. Anja König is a Managing Director at the Novartis Venture Fund in the Basel office. She is active in Switzerland and Europe and also responsible for expanding the fund's presence to Asia Pacific. Before her appointment to the Novartis Venture Fund she held the position of assistant to the Chairman and CEO of Novartis. Prior to joining Novartis she was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Co., a global consultancy, where she worked with companies in health care, pharmaceuticals, and biotech in the US, Europe and Emerging Markets.


Anja König is a scientist by training and holds a PhD in physics from Cornell University. Portfolio Companies: MerLion Pharmaceuticals Pte Ltd. (Board Seat); S*BIO Pte Ltd