Michael Sjöström is head of investments and Senior Partner Private Equity at Sectoral Asset Management, which he co-founded in 2000. Previously, he served as the firm’s chief investment officer from 2000 to 2017. Prior to establishing Sectoral, Mr. Sjöström worked for two Swiss banks and, in 1993, joined Pictet & Cie in Geneva as a pharmaceutical analyst. From 1994 until October 2000, he was the Portfolio Manager of Pictet Fund-Biotech and head of the pharma analyst team. Mr. Sjöström graduated in 1987 from the University of St.Gallen with an MBA in Finance and Economics. He obtained his CFA charter in 1996. Mr Sjöström serves on the boards of Directors of Sectoral Asset Management since 2000, Shockwave Medical since November 2016 and Simplify Medical since July 2017.