Forward Ventures Investment Team

The Forward Ventures investment team has extensive venture capital experience, bolstered by medical, scientific, operational, business, and finance backgrounds. Over nearly 30 years, the Forward Ventures partners have founded, financed, and developed more than 60 life science companies. The partners' extensive scientific and business networks and their hands-on team approach have added significant value to our portfolio companies.

Founding Managing Members

Standish Fleming 

Ivor Royston, M.D., Ret.

Standish Fleming, MBA

Founding Managing Partner

Caroline Barberio

Chief Financial Officer

Stuart Collinson, PhD, MBA Partner