Roy Doumani is a professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, teaching “The Business of Science” to PhD candidates and post-doctoral fellows and is the Executive Director of the UCLA Business of Science Center. He was active in the formation of the California NanoSystems Institute and currently serves as Co-Chairman of the Zhejiang California NanoSystems Institute in China.
Roy holds an equity position in and serves as Vice Chairman of the first joint venture bank in the PRC, Xiamen International Bank and has been involved with numerous financial institutions. He has served as a board member, founder and advisor to numerous start-up companies, including life science ventures, in the United States, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Roy is a member of RAND’s Center for Asia Pacific Policy’s advisory board and Chairman of the Pacific Pension Institute’s advisory board. He is a trustee of the Norton Simon Museum and has established endowed chairs at UCLA in the Departments of Medical and Molecular Pharmacology and Urological Oncology.
Roy Doumani graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with a degree in Business and Finance and received his JD from the University of Southern California.