Alexander Zürcher is Chief Operating Officer and a Member of the Management Board of Molecular Partners. Prior to this role, he served as SVP of Development, where he oversaw project and portfolio management, manufacturing, pharmacology, and quality assurance activities. Alexander has also previously been VP Operations and Director of CMC. He has more than 17 years of industry experience, with prior work in drug development as Director of Drug Product Development at Cytos Biotechnology and Head of R&D Operations at Spirig Pharma. Alexander holds a M.Sc. degree in biology from the University of Basel, as well as certificates in business and project management from the University of Zurich.