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Kimberly Nearing

Managing Director, Head of Life Sciences

Cedrus Group

has over 20 years of life sciences experience, including in the capacity as a senior operations manager, an investor, an investment banker and a consultant. Currently, as the Managing Director, Head of Life Sciences at the Cedrus Group, a global boutique investment firm headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in Shanghai, and Beijing, Kim is actively engaged in international business and finance activities, particularly in the Greater China and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) regions. She is also the regional leader (NY/NJ/PA) for BayHelix, an invitation-only organization of leaders of Chinese heritage in the global life sciences and healthcare community.

She was previously the Managing Partner of Phoenician Venture Partners, a late-stage biotechnology venture capital fund, and she had held various management positions at Amgen, Merck, and IBM’s Healthcare Group. Kimberly received a Master of Science (MSc) with Honors from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) with Distinction from the University of Michigan

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