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Chris Higgins

Chris Higgins, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Business Development

Chris Higgins, Ph.D., joined Nuventra in August 2019 as a member of the Contracts and Proposals group. In addition to his Ph.D. training in cell and developmental biology, Dr. Higgins has 6+ years of experience in technical sales & business development in the biopharmaceutical space. 

Dr. Higgins currently leads the Nuventra Business Development team where he works to identify new clients and develop successful business relationships. He enjoys the opportunity to communicate the value of Nuventra’s services to clients whose programs span diverse therapeutic areas and all stages of development. 


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biology
    • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences
    • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN