Lady Mireille Gillings, PhD., Hon DSc.
For her visionary leadership in the biotechnology and philanthropic sectors
Montreal-born Lady Mireille Gillings, PhD., Hon DSc., founded and grew HUYABIO International to be at the forefront in accelerating the advancement of novel biopharmaceutical product opportunities originating in China. She is a visionary leader with more than 25 years of proven scientific, clinical and operational expertise and leadership in the biopharmaceutical industry. She has made significant contributions to neurological and neurodegenerative disease research, including a focus on neuroactive steroids.
Lady Mireille Gillings serves on the Pasteur Institute advisory board. She financially co-founded and serves as vice chair of GHO Capital, a European private equity fund specializing in global health opportunities. Her passions include the Gillings School of Global Public Health and building international scientific partnerships through the Mireille and Dennis Gillings Global Public Health Fellowships, with the aim to develop the next generation of public health leaders.
Among the many honours received by this Concordia graduate, the French Government bestowed upon Lady Mireille Gillings its highest national award, the Knight of the Legion of Honour, in recognition of her contributions to neuroscience and entrepreneurship.
Lady Mireille Gillings will address the Faculty of Arts and Science on Monday, June 6, at 10 a.m.