Senior General Partner
Mr. Olivier has a profitable record of financing and managing biotechnology and healthcare investments over the last 20 years. He has been Chairman, President or Director of more than twenty life science companies in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He is a Founding General Partner of Oxford Bioscience Partners. Prior to entering venture capital with Fairfield/Steuben Venture Partners, he managed domestic and international operations for Diamond Shamrock, Corning Glass Works and Conoco Chemicals. At Diamond Shamrock, he served as Vice President of Technology and Planning in charge of Corporate Research, Engineering, Venture Capital, Planning, and Mergers and Acquisitions. At Corning, he was Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Worldwide Scientific Products Division and Vice President, Commercial Development where he initiated Corning's entry into industrial biotechnology. At Conoco Chemicals, he was Managing Director, Europe. Mr. Olivier received his MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business (Baker Scholar, High Distinction) and his BS in chemical engineering cum laude from Rice University. He is a Life Fellow and Member of the International Council of the Salk Institute; a member of the Board of Regents, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University; and a former Chairman of the Biotechnology Venture Investors Group, Trustee of the Union Theological Seminary and Director of the South Coast Repertory Theatre.
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