Pascal Deschaseaux is the General Manager of the Carnot Lymphoma Institute (CALYM) and the Vice-President, International Affairs, of the Carnot Institutes Association. He is also the General Manager of the non-profit academic organization LYSARC, a global leader in the field of lymphoma clinical research operations. His professional experience comprises 5 years as a hospital physician, 18 years in the pharmaceutical industry and the last 8 years in the academic sector. He has expertise in management, clinical research, marketing and business development and has worked for several pharmaceutical companies, mostly in international or global senior positions. A former co-founder and CEO of a biotech company, he was the General Manager and Secretary General, respectively, of two French bioclusters. So far, his responsibilities have encompassed ethical (main) and OTC drugs, medical devices and services, in some of the biggest pharmaceutical markets, including oncology, diabetes and CNS.