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Forward Pharma A/S (FWP.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Claus Svendsen

2017 Chief Executive Officer

Joel Sendek

49 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Carbone

57 2014 Vice President - Finance, Controller

Florian Schonharting

47 2005 Chairman of the Board

Torsten Goesch

55 Director

Jan van de Winkel

55 2014 Director

Duncan Moore

2016 Non-Executive Director

Karen Smith

49 2016 Non-Executive Director

J. Kevin Buchi

61 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Claus Svendsen

Mr. Claus Bo Svendsen, M.D. Ph.D., has served as Chief Executive Officer of Forward Pharma A/S since March 1, 2017. He previously held the position of Executive Vice President at the Company. Mr. Svendsen joined the Company in 2015, prior to which he held positions of increasing seniority in the Danish pharmaceutical company, Novo Nordisk A/S, with his last role being Global Medical Director. Previously, Mr. Svendsen worked in biotech venture capital and has a clinical background in internal medicine. He graduated as a Medical Doctor from University of Copenhagen in 2003, and additionally completed a Ph.D. in sarcoidosis pathobiology in 2009.

Joel Sendek

Mr. Joel D. Sendek is Chief Financial Officer of the Forward Pharma A/S. Mr. Sendek joins the Company from Stifel Financial Corp. where he served as Managing Director, Biotechnology and led the firm's healthcare equity research group. Mr. Sendek has more than 20 years of experience in the life sciences sector and is widely recognized in the investment community and the corporate world for his broad biotechnology expertise and proprietary insight, including a previous #1 ranking for "Stock Picking" in The Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street Survey. Mr. Sendek also spent 12 years with Lazard Capital Markets, where he established the firm's healthcare equity research effort. Prior to his career in equity research, Mr. Sendek served as a Senior Director in Corporate Development at Progenics Pharmaceuticals and as an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Sendek holds a B.A. in Biochemistry from Rice University.

Thomas Carbone

Mr. Thomas Carbone is a Vice President - Finance, Controller of Forward Pharma A/S., since August 2014. Prior to joining us, he spent over 30 years providing auditing and accounting services to a diversified client base of public and private companies including many in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Carbone has extensive experience with the reporting requirements for publicly listed companies and the complex rules and regulations that public companies must comply with. He has been involved in numerous public offerings of debt and equity securities including many initial public offerings. His most recent role was Partner at a nationally recognized public accounting firm.

Florian Schonharting

Mr. Florian Schonharting is a Chairman of the Board of Forward Pharma A/S., Mr. Schönharting is currently the chairman of our board of directors and has served on the board since the incorporation of the Company in July 2005. Mr. Schönharting is the co-founder of Forward Pharma. He has also founded or co-founded several other biopharmaceutical companies, including Genmab A/S, Veloxis A/S (f/k/a Life Cycle Pharma A/S) and Zealand Pharma A/S. Mr. Schönharting has a total over 22 years investment executive experience in public and private equity funds involved in the biopharmaceutical industry. He actively managed BI Healthcare SICAV and BI Bioteknologi SICAV for eight years. Mr. Schönharting currently manages the following funds: NB Public Equity K/S, Nordic Biotech K/S, NBOF, NBFPI and NBFPII. Mr. Schönharting has an M.Sc (Econ) from Copenhagen Business School.

Torsten Goesch

Mr. Torsten Goesch is Director of Forward Pharma A/S., since June 2006. He has also been the director of Rosetta Capital, a secondary life sciences investor since 2002. In this function, Dr. Goesch was responsible for the management of several Rosetta capital investments and served as a member of the board of directors of many biopharmaceutical companies, including Enobia Ltd and Cytochroma Ltd. Dr. Goesch is also the founder and former Managing Director of TRG Invest, a Munich-based consulting business providing companies in the life science sector. Additionally, Dr. Goesch served as the General Manager for the German Speaking Countries at Biogen from 1997 to 1999, and before that was the Commercial Head of Merck KGaA's worldwide generics drug business, Merck Generics. He practiced as a physician of internal medicine at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf from 1988 to 1990, focusing on nephrology, immunology and oncology. Dr. Goesch has a Master of Management from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, as well as an M.D. from Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf.

Jan van de Winkel

Prof. Jan G. J. van de Winkel Ph.D., is a Director of Forward Pharma A/S., Dr. Jan G. J. van de Winkel is a co-founder of Genmab and served as President, Research & Development and Chief Scientific Officer of Genmab until his appointment as its President and Chief Executive Officer in 2010. Dr. van de Winkel has over 20 years of experience in the therapeutic antibody field and served as Vice President and Scientific Director of Medarex Europe prior to co-founding Genmab. He is the author of over 300 scientific publications and has been responsible for over 40 patents and pending patent applications. Dr. van de Winkel holds a professorship in Immunology at Utrecht University. He is chairman of the board of directors of Regenesance and member of the board of directors of ISA Pharmaceuticals and Celdara Medical, the scientific advisory board of Thuja Capital Healthcare Fund and the advisory board of Capricorn Health-tech Fund. Dr. van de Winkel holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Nijmegen.

Duncan Moore

Dr. Duncan Moore is Non-Executive Director of the company. He is a partner at East West Capital Partners since May 2008. Previously, Dr Moore was a top ranked pharmaceutical analyst at Morgan Stanley from 1991 to 2008 and was a Managing Director from 1997 to 2008 leading the firm's global healthcare equity research team. Whilst at the University of Cambridge he co-founded a medical diagnostics company called Ultra Clone with two colleagues which led to the beginnings of a 20 year career in healthcare capital markets analysis. In 1986 he was involved in setting up the Bank Invest biotechnology funds and was on the scientific advisory board. Duncan was educated in Edinburgh and went to the University of Leeds where he studied Biochemistry and Microbiology. He has an M.Phil and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge where he was also a post doctoral research fellow. Currently he is an active investor in biomedical companies as Chairman of Lamellar Biomedical, Oncology Ventures and StepJockey. In addition he has board positions at Cycle Pharma and Braidlock.

Karen Smith

Dr. Karen L Smith is Non-Executive Director of the company. She is currently Global Head of Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer at Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc. From January 2011 to March 2015, she was Senior Vice President, Global Medical Affairs and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Dermatology) for Allergan, Inc., a multi-specialty healthcare company. From October 2007 to December 2010, Dr. Smith served initially as Vice President, External Medical Relations, then Vice President, Global Development at AstraZeneca LP, a global innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company. From 2002 to 2007, Dr. Smith held a variety of management and medical roles with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a global biopharmaceutical company, in Australia, Canada, and the United States, most recently as Head of US Clinical Operations. In 2001, Dr. Smith was Chief Executive Officer of Boron Molecular, a specialist chemicals manufacturing company. Dr. Smith holds a B.A.Sc. and a B.Sc. from the Curtin University of Technology, a M.D. from the University of Warwick, a Ph.D. in oncology molecular genetics from the University of Western Australia, a M.B.A. from the University of New England (Australia) and a LL.M. in medical law from the University of Salford.

J. Kevin Buchi

Mr. J. Kevin Buchi is an Independent Director of Forward Pharma A/S., since December 2012. Mr. Buchi has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Tetralogic since August 2013. Prior to joining Tetralogic, Mr. Buchi was Corporate Vice President, Global Branded Products at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, or Teva, from October 2011 to May 2012 and Chief Executive Officer of Cephalon, Inc., or Cephalon, from December 2010 through October 2011 prior to Teva's acquisition of Cephalon in October 2011. Mr. Buchi joined Cephalon in 1991 and also held the positions of Chief Financial Officer from 1996 through December 2009 and Chief Operating Officer from January 2010 through December 2010. Mr. Buchi also currently serves on the board of directors of Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXA) (2013 to present), Benitec Biopharma Ltd. (ASX: BLT) (2013 to present), EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (2013 to present), and Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: STML) (2012 to present). Previously, Mr. Buchi served on the board of directors of Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2006 to 2010), Encysive Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2004 to 2008), Lorus Therapeutics, Inc. (Canada) (2003 to 2009) and Mesoblast Limited (Australia) (ASX: MSB) (2010 to 2012). Mr. Buchi graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in chemistry in 1976 and received a Masters of Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 1980.