Johan was a partner for a decade at the life science investor Lundbeckfonden Ventures in Copenhagen. Prior to that, he worked 20 years in the pharma and biotech industry. Johan was a co-founder and Senior Vice President of Research and Business Development at Biovitrum (now part of Sobi) and worked in many different Research functions at the pharmaceutical company Pharmacia. Johan has co-founded other biotech companies and served on numerous boards, in both private and public life science companies, in Sweden, France, United Kingdom and USA.
Johan trained as a physical chemist at the University of Lund, Sweden, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. He is an associate professor of physical chemistry at the University of Lund, Sweden.