Mr. Young manages Young & Partners, a leading life science and chemical industry corporate strategy, financial advisory and investment banking firm. Mr. Young has been a financial advisor providing corporate strategy, M&A, restructuring and capital raising services to leading life science and chemical companies globally since 1986. Previously, he was Global Head of Chemicals Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers and head of the global chemical industry groups at Salomon Brothers and Schroders. Earlier in his career while with Bain & Co., Mr. Young provided strategy consulting advice to major chemical and life science companies. He was also a senior member of J.H. Whitney & Co., the Whitney family venture capital firm.
Mr. Young received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar with Highest Distinction), an M.S. in Accounting from New York University and a B.A. in Economics from Yale University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He is on the board of a number of organizations. For the past 30 years he has been on the board of and is currently president of Société de Chimie Industrielle, one of the leading non-profit organizations serving the biopharma and chemical industries and for the last 20 years he has been on the editorial advisory board of Pharmaceutical Executive.