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Dr. Marco Pugliese
Javier Bustos

Dr. Marco Pugliese
(Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CEO)

Bachelor in Veterinary in 1994. PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Barcelona in 2005 with works focused on analyzing the similarities and differences of the dog as an alternative model of Alzheimer's disease. In 2007 he won the Research Award "Illera Martín" of the Spanish Royal Academy of Veterinary Sciences with a paper related to cognitive dysfunction in aging dogs. In 2006, he creates Neurotec Pharma together with two professor of the University of Barcelona and since 2008 is CEO of the company. Dr Pugliese is co-inventor of the patents related to Neurotec projects and he is author of 13 international publications in the field of neuroscience.

 

Javier Bustos
(Project Manager, PM)

Javier Bustos obtained the degree in Biology in Barcelona University in 1998. After several stays abroad he completed his studies in field of clinical development and management of clinical trials completing the master degree of Medicine in the Pharmaceutical Companies, in the Pharmacology and Toxicology Department from Medicine School in Barcelona Autónoma University in 2001. Javier has been working in clinical research and development of new drugs for more than 10 years in Clinical Research Organizations as well as recognized pharmaceutical companies. His scientific interest during all these years has been focused in diagnostic and treatment of Central Nervous Systems diseases. In January 2011 he joined to Neurotec Pharma group as Project Manager.

 

Mr. Josep Maria Echarri
(Chief Financial Officer, CFO)

Mr. Echarri obtained a BSc in Economical Studies and in Actuarial Sciences at University of Barcelona. He also obtained an MSc in Financial Management at ESADE. Currently, Josep Maria is the Chief Executive Officer and main shareholder of Inveready Capital Company as well as Chief Financial Officer of Neurotec Pharma. His experience includes the definition, development, and deployment of the program of creation of companies of technological base created by the Catalonian government. Additionally, he participated in the definition of the lines of the Innovation Plan of Catalonia 2001-2004. His professional experience is centred in the strategic, financial and fiscal consulting of companies of technological base.