PharmaVentures Podcast Series, Edition 6

Listen as JungHyun Eom describes the Korean partnering opportunity for western biopharma companies and her exciting new role establishing PharmaVentures’ office in Seoul to support current and prospective clients in the wider APAC region, serving as the bridge between the innovation in Asia and its commercialisation to the rest of the world.


About the Presenter:

Adrian Dawkes is a Managing Director at PharmaVentures and has been with the company since 2007. Adrian has led multiple consultancy, licensing and M&A mandates.

During his professional career, Adrian has significant multi-discipline expertise spanning research and development through to sales, marketing and business development. Adrian has over 30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consultancy services sectors. Adrian holds a BSc in Biochemistry and a PhD in Immunochemistry.


About the Interviewee:

JungHyun Eom is an Associate with experience in project management and CDMO business development.

Prior to joining PharmaVentures, she worked at one of the largest Korean pharmaceutical companies in supporting Big Pharma/biotech clients on CDMO projects as the key account manager. She oversaw cost proposals and negotiation and provided in-depth support for early clinical R&D projects and commercial production.

She holds a BSc and MSc in Biological Sciences from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). During her studies, she utilised computational tools for complex NGS data to study 3D chromatin structure in the context of gene regulation in disease and development. She is fluent in English and Korean.