Carl Sterritt


Carl Sterritt is Chief Executive Officer at LUNAC Therapeutics. Carl has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry as an entrepreneur and executive.  Prior to joining LUNAC, he was the Founder and CEO of Shield Therapeutics plc, with primary responsibility for the creation and delivery of the Company’s strategy, its fund-raising activities as well as being the primary investor contact. 


Key achievements included raising c. $150m of investment; asset acquisition; leading the development and US/EU approval of Shield’s primary asset and then executing outbound licensing agreements.  He has extensive investor, analyst, shareholder and media experience and has had demonstrable success in building experienced, robust and adaptable organisations with ‘can do’ cultures that successfully deal with complex issues common to a growing and ambitious entrepreneurial business. 

Bionow Awards 2020 Startup of the Year Winner