Nxera Team


Our management team, board and scientific advisory board have vast experience in the global pharma industry and provide a wealth of expertise.

A portrait of Dr. Shinichi Tamura

Dr. Shinichi Tamura

Chairman of the Board

Shinichi founded Sosei in June 1990 as a technology transfer company, having built up a wealth of experience during his years in the industry. He worked in various positions in Planning and Development at Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd and was later appointed Representative Director (CEO) of Genentech Limited (Genentech Inc.'s Japan subsidiary). Shinichi has advised various companies including Genentech, GenPharm, Geron, IDEC, Pharmacyclics and Vernalis. He had been the CEO for 25 years before stepping down and became the Executive Chairman in June 2016. He held the role of CEO again from January 2019 until March 2022, as he sought to realize the Company’s vision to be a leading Japan-based biopharmaceutical champion delivering innovative medicines for patients worldwide.