Sgi Dr. Michael Shleifer

Dr. Michael Shleifer

Co-Founder And Managing Partner

For more than 20 years, Michael has been a leading driver in healthcare innovation. After receiving his Doctoral degree in 1997 from Université René Descartes Paris V and a Masters in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris, Michael spent four years at L’Oréal before co-founding SPRIM in 2001. SPRIM now employs over 700 people in 17 countries, providing consulting and CRO services and stewarding life science clients through the development and delivery of commercially successful health solutions.

In 2015, leveraging SPRIM’s novel vantage point in the life sciences industry and the significant deal flow opportunity such positioning affords SPRIM, Michael deployed SPRIM Global Investments to invest in late-stage biotech companies as well as in tech-enabled clinical trial companies including various funding strategies including equity and structured financing.


  • PhD, Pharmacology from Université Paris Descartes, Paris V

  • Masters, Biochemistry from Université Paris Descartes, Paris V

  • Masters, Political Science and Economics from Institut d’Etudes politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris)

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