Chief Business Officer, Scripps Translational Science Institute
Corporate Vice President, Ambulatory Development and Research, Scripps Health
Richard Neale, B.Sc., LLB, M.B.A., is the Chief Business Officer at STSI and the Corporate Vice-President of Ambulatory Development and Research at Scripps Health. He brings extensive business and operational management experience from within the biopharmaceutical industry to STSI. Prior to his appointment at STSI in 2008, he held the position of Sr. Vice President North America at Galapagos, a Belgian based bio-pharmaceutical company. Prior to Galapagos, he was the Corporate Vice President of Business Operations and Alliances at Discovery Partners International and previously held executive level positions with both Systems Integrated Drug Discovery Company and Novopharm Biotech (now Viventia). Rick’s experience has greatly facilitated the connection of STSI with numerous genome science, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies in San Diego and beyond.