Stuart is Chief Executive Officer of Pathios Therapeutics and brings over 20 years experience in scientific leadership and drug discovery expertise. Stuart has worked across several therapeutic areas inlcuding CNS disorders, immunology and oncology and has deep expertise in guiding early stage drug discovery programs from inception toward clinical development. Stuart has gained wide-ranging experience from positions in both academic and industrial settings. Previous positions include Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University, Principal Research Scientist at Eli Lilly and most recently, Senior Director at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. He holds a a PhD in Neuroscience from Cardiff University, a BSc in Pure and Applied Mathematics and an MSc in Electronic Engineering.