Diego joined VI Partners in 2003 as Managing Partner focusing on Healthcare investments. Diego has more than two decades of venture capital experience and has developed a solid experience in creating, growing and exiting ventures in therapeutics and medical devices. He served as chairman and non-executive director in Endoart (acquired by Allergan), Endosense (acquired by St Jude), Picodrill (acquired by Asahi), Neocutis (acquired by Merz) and board observer to Genkytox (IPO on Euronext). Diego holds an M.Sc. in Microbiology from the Biocenter of the University of Basel and a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC) in Lausanne.