Ms. Maiken Keson-Brookes joined uniQure as Senior Vice President and General Counsel in December 2016.
Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Forum Pharmaceuticals in Waltham, Mass. In her six years there, she created Forum’s first legal department, a high-functioning legal team that supported all aspects of the business and provided in-house legal support to four global Phase III trials in 25 countries enrolling over 2,000 patients.
Prior to joining Forum, she was Associate General Counsel at Biogen Idec, first in Switzerland and then in the United States. While at Biogen Idec in Switzerland, Maiken provided support to all parts of the international business, including being the dedicated lawyer for the approval and launch of Avonex in Japan and the construction of a state-of-the-art biologics manufacturing facility in Denmark.
Ms. Keson-Brookes has extensive international experience, and is admitted as an attorney in New York and as a solicitor in England and Wales. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in law from King’s College London.