Leadership Team

Meet the Galapagos Leadership Team, which consists of our Executive Committee and our Management Committee. Together, they drive innovation to bring life-changing treatments to patients around the world.

Executive Committee

Paul Stoffels

Chief Executive Officer

Valeria Cnossen

General Counsel

Thad Huston

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Annelies Missotten

Chief Human Resources Officer

Management Committee

Paul Stoffels

Chief Executive Officer

Valeria Cnossen

General Counsel

Robert Hughes

Global Head of Technical Operations

Thad Huston

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Annelies Missotten

Chief Human Resources Officer

Philippe Alen

Head of Business Development

Daniele D’Ambrosio

Head of Immunology

Dirk De Naeyer

Head of Development Operations

John Mellors

Head of Cell and Antibody Therapy Discovery

Guy Peeters

Senior Vice President Finance

Pierre Raboisson

Head of Small Molecules Discovery

Patrik Ringblom

Head of Strategy & US Lead

Corporate Governance

Our commitment to Corporate Governance

We believe in transparency, accountability, and ethical leadership. To learn more about our corporate governance principles, our Board of Directors, and our dedication to sustainability and social responsibility, we invite you to explore our Corporate Governance Page.