Steve Nanchen has been working for more than 15 years in the Animal Health Industry. Steve holds a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Basel, Switzerland. After a postdoctoral stay at Stanford University in the US, Steve started his industrial career as a medicinal chemist at Novartis Animal Health. Since then, he has held various positions in R&D, leading global projects from early discovery to late phase. Steve has been working in the External Innovation group of Elanco Animal Health for the last 5 years and he is leading the team since 2022. During the course of his work, Steve contributed to the successful development and launch of several key Animal Health products. through external and internal coordination.