Our Board of Directors

Chris Martin

Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director
Chris Martin

Chris Martin, DPhil, played an important role in the formation of ADC Therapeutics in 2011 and has served on the company’s Board of Directors since its inception.

Previously, Dr. Martin served as the Chief Executive Officer from June 2015 until May 2022.  He was also Co-Founder of Spirogen Ltd and its Chief Executive Officer leading up to the company’s sale to AstraZeneca in October 2013, at which point he became both a member of MedImmune’s Management Leadership Team and AstraZeneca’s Senior Leaders Group. Prior to the acquisition, Dr. Martin led numerous Spirogen collaboration transactions, including agreements with Genentech and Seattle Genetics.

Dr. Martin is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and a Sainsbury Management Fellow.

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