Chris Lannon

Dr. Chris Lannon holds a PhD in Cancer Biology from the University of British Columbia, and an MBA (Finance) from McGill University. He joined the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) in 2012 as Managing Director. Dr. Lannon has extensive experience in technology commercialization, having worked as a biotech industry consultant and as a scientist developing products for a stem cell and biological sciences company.

Dr. Lannon has considerable knowledge of business development, licensing, and partnering in technology-intensive fields. Prior to joining the MCCHE, he worked as an Associate Director of a boutique investment bank in Montréal, specializing in the healthcare sector.

He has 10 years’experience in biomedical research, has published 13 peer-reviewed publications, given more than 70 conference presentations and co-authored a stem cell biology textbook. Dr. Lannon is Treasurer and a Director of Action Against Hunger Canada (Action Contre la Faim Canada).