Mark Stevenson

Senior Advisor



Mark Stevenson is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Life Sciences sector.

Mr. Stevenson brings more than three decades of experience and significant leadership experience in the sector, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO), a Fortune 100 company providing life science solutions, analytical instruments, specialty diagnostics and pharma services with over $40B in sales annually. He was responsible for the company’s portfolio of life science, analytical and diagnostic businesses as well as the company’s innovation and digital strategy. Mr. Stevenson currently serves as a member of the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. He joined Thermo Fisher in 2014 as President of Life Sciences Solutions through the company’s acquisition of Life Technologies, where he had served as President and Chief Operating Officer. He previously held the roles of President and Chief Operating Officer of Applied Biosystems prior to its merger with Invitrogen Corporation.

Mr. Stevenson received his MBA from Henley Management School and his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Reading. He is also a board member of several early-stage Life Sciences companiesHe currently serves on the boards of Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE: IR), Harbinger Health and the Personalized Medicine Coalition.

Current Board Affiliations

Ultima Genomics, Board Member
Harbinger Health, Board Member
Ingersoll Rand Inc., Board Member
Personalized Medicine Coalition, Board Member
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Scientific Advisory Board Member


Henley Management School, M.B.A.
University of Reading, Bachelor's, Chemistry

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