Kenneth D. Noonan, Ph.D.
Ken’s life-long professional focus has been on all aspects of the global life sciences industries. Currently Ken is the Managing Director of T/K Associates LLC, a specialist consulting firm dedicated to supporting start-ups in the life sciences space with commercial, financial and business planning. He is also a Venture Partner at Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) a well- established U.S. venture fund. From 2001 – 2013 Ken was the Senior Partner heading the European Life Sciences Practice at L.E.K. Consulting LLP; a global management consultancy. He remains a Senior Adviser to L.E.K. Consulting LLP. Prior to joining L.E.K., Ken was head of the European Pharmaceutical Practice at Booz-Allen and Hamilton. He began his consulting career in 1990 as Head of the European Life Sciences Practice at The Wilkerson Group, a boutique consultancy providing commercial consulting services to the life sciences industry. Ken had line management experience at CooperTechnicon, Inc, BBL Microbiology Systems (a division of BectonDickinson) as well as Bethesda Research Labs.
Ken has had significant experience over the last 15 years as a member of the Board of Directors of public and private, U.S. and European life science companies. He currently sits on the Board of Kailos Genetics Inc; a development-stage pharmacogenomics company as well as the Advisory Board of the BioDesign Institute of Arizona State University. Ken holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Princeton University.