Management Team

We are a team of experienced leadership specialists from the medical and management field who are dedicated to seeking innovative solutions to close the gap between basic research and clinics.

Hatim Hemeda, PhD - CEO


Dr. Hemeda is the Managing Director and is the co-founder of PL BioScience. Dr. Hemeda is a molecular biologist with various international academic engagements in biomedical and cellular engineering. He has more than 10 years experience in immunology, molecular biology, cell biology and stem cell research. Other competences lie in the development and implementation of innovative components for quality control of cell culture products. Prior to joining PL BioScience, Dr. Hemeda worked on the molecular characterization of adult stem cells and developed protocols that allow for reliable isolation of stem cells from human tissues by automated methods.

Christian Wilkes - CFO


Mr. Wilkes is the head of Business Planning & Analyses in PL BioScience. He is responsible for the management and commercialization of new cell culture techniques through research and development. Prior to joining PL BioScience, Mr. Wilkes worked as Managing Director at Bio-Diagnostix Labor GmbH. Within this position, Mr. Wilkes was responsible for the commercial management of the company. He has a business administration degree from the Westphalian University of Applied Science and an MBA degree from Aachen University of Applied Science. Mr. Wilkes joined PL BioScience as co-founder and Managing Director next to Dr. Hemeda.