Tim Haines is Chairman and Managing Partner at Abingworth, and has more than 30 years of international management experience in the life sciences industry at both public and private companies. During his time at Abingworth, Tim has taken Chairman and Board roles in a number of companies including Astex, Adaptate, Fovea, MEDIAN, PixiumVision, PowderMed, Sientra, and Stanmore.

Before joining Abingworth in 2005, he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Abingworth portfolio company, Astex Therapeutics. At Astex Tim was instrumental in establishing it as one of the leading UK biotechnology companies. Previously, he was Chief Executive of two divisions of the publicly-listed medical technology company, Datascope. Prior to this, he held a number of other senior management positions in the US and Europe, including as Chief Executive Officer of Thackray, and as General Manager of Baxter UK.

Tim has a BSc from Exeter University and an MBA from INSEAD.