Tadataka “Tachi” Yamada KBE

MD, BA - (Age 73)
International Pharmaceutical Industry and Medicine
(resident in Washington, US)
Independent: Yes

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Dr. Tadataka Yamada was appointed to the CSL Board in September 2016. He is presently a Venture Partner at Frazier Healthcare Partners, a leading provider of growth capital to healthcare companies, a position that he has held since 2015. Prior to this, he was the Chief Medical and Scientific Officer at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, as well as a Member of the Board. Prior to Takeda, Dr. Yamada was President of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program and prior to that was Chairman of Research and Development at GlaxoSmithKline. He currently serves as a Director of Agilent Technologies, Inc. and the Clinton Health Access Initiative and a Member of the Council of the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Yamada is also a Fellow of the Imperial College of Medicine, a Master of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

Dr. Yamada is a member of the Innovation and Development Committee.


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