Co-Founder and Vice Chairman
Elizabeth (Betsy) Robinson is a co-founder and Vice Chairman of Indaco Venture Partners SGR.
Previously she served as Investment Director of Venture Capital at Quadrivio SGR from 2014 to mid 2018 when she left to found Indaco. Previous she was a Venture Consultant for Sofinnova Partners in Paris from 2005-2008. She has been an active Angel investor for over 10 years.
Elizabeth has broad experience in life sciences and the development and licensing of innovative pharmaceutical products. She was a co-founder of NicOx S.A. (1997) and served as President of NicOx Research Institute Srl from 2006 to November 2022. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Brembo S.p.A. a publicly listed company. Previously she has served on the Board of Directors of several life sciences companies in Italy including MolMed SpA. She served as member of the Fulbright Commission in Italy from 2007 to 2020.
In her career, Elizabeth has served as Director, Product Development, at Recordati Italy (1990-1996); Consultant, Technology Development, at Techint Engineering Company (1988-1990); Vice President, New Technology Ventures Europe, at Genzyme (1985-1988); Visiting Scientist at MIT (1984-1987); and Post Doctorate Research Associate at MIT (1982-1984).
Elizabeth graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College in 1977, received her M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1979 and her Ph.D. in biotechnology from MIT in 1982.