RICHARD ZIMMERMANN has spent fifteen years in the research departments of conventional pharmaceutical industries based in France, Germany, and the Netherlands, in fields such as cardiology, immunology, and gastroenterology. Since 1999, he has been actively involved in the industrial nuclear medicine field. He started as Head of Research and Development at Saclay, France; he then became Head of PET Business Europe, and was later appointed Head of Business
Development for a large radiopharmaceutical group. He has been an independent consultant since 2012 (Chrysalium Consulting); in addition, he is the chairman of two companies which are active in this field, and he is a board member and advisory board member of several other radiopharmaceutical companies. He has also initiated – and currently chairs – the Oncidium Foundation, aiming to promote radiotherapeutics.