Solid Team:Adam Koppel, M.D., Ph.D., Managing Director of Bain Capital Life Sciences

Board Koppel

Adam Koppel, M.D., Ph.D. served as a member of Solid’s Board of Directors from October 2017 to June 2022. Dr. Koppel has served as Managing Director of Bain Capital Life Sciences, a private equity fund that invests in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, and life science tool companies across the globe, since June 2016. He initially joined Bain Capital Public Equity in 2003 where he was a leader within the healthcare sector until mid-2014. During the period from mid-2014 to mid-2016, Dr. Koppel worked at Biogen Inc., a biotechnology company, where he served as EVP of Corporate Development and Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to joining Bain Capital in 2003, Dr. Koppel was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co., a management consulting firm, where he served a variety of healthcare companies.

Dr. Koppel currently serves on the board of directors of Aptinyx Inc., Areteia Therapeutics, BCLS Acquisition Corp., Cardurion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings, Inc., and Foghorn Therapeutics Inc. Previously, Dr. Koppel served on the board of directors of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Trevena Inc. and PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

Dr. Koppel received an M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with an A.B. and A.M. in History and Science.