Felix Baker, Ph.D.
Felix J. Baker, Ph.D., has served as a Director of Seattle Genetics since July 2003 and as our lead independent director since February 2005. Dr. Baker is a Managing Partner of Baker Brothers Investments, which he and his brother, Julian Baker, founded in 2000. Dr. Baker's firm manages Baker Brothers Investments, a family of long-term investment funds for major university endowments and foundations which are focused on publicly traded life sciences companies. His career as a fund manager began in 1994 when he co-founded a biotechnology investing partnership with the Tisch Family.
Dr. Baker holds a B.S. and a Ph.D. in Immunbiology from Stanford University, where he also completed two years of medical school. Dr. Baker also serves on the boards of Alexion Pharmaceuticals and Genomic Health.