Gerald Chan, SD
Gerald is a venture capitalist whose work focuses on startup biotechnology companies founded on novel science. He sits on the boards of several biotech companies, including Aduro Biotech, Synchroneuron, Matrivax, and Stealth Peptides. After completing his doctoral and post-doctoral training at Harvard University, he co-founded the Morningside Group, an investment firm with venture, private equity, and property investments that maintains a strong commitment to social responsibility. Gerald is a director of the Morningside Foundation, whose donations led to the founding of the Morningside College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and to the naming of the Harvard School of Public Health after his late father, T. H. Chan. Gerald remains closely associated with the School of Public Health, where he is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow and a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors. Gerald holds an honorary fellowship at Wolfson College of Oxford University and an honorary Doctor of Social Science degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.