Board of Directors
The Board of Directors makes all the decisions in close collaboration with the BLACKSWAN Foundation’s council necessary to achieve the aims of the RE(ACT) Discovery Institute (RD-INSTITUTE), such as defining the scientific strategy and internal procedures and allocating funds to specific services and projects. The members of the RD-INSTITUTE Board of Directors are appointed by the BLACKSWAN Foundation’s council and act under the BSF’s mandate.
The Advisory monitores the RD-INSTITUTE services, projects, and core platform resources and helps to promote philanthropic support and venture investments. Members of the Advisory Board include leading researchers, academics, venture capitalists, and former industry executives related to the RE(ACT) Discovery Institute’s mission. The Advisory Board functions independently of the RD-INSTITUTE Board of Directors and reports to the BLACKSWAN Foundation Council.
Patient Advisory Board
The Patient Advisory Board advises the RD-INSTITUTE on specific research projects and outreach to patients, physician groups, and the general public. It provides a unique and invaluable perspective on both research and clinical studies, as well as program management. It suggests changes and improvements with the goal of better serving patients.
Industry Advisory Board
The Industry Advisory Board advises on development plans for the RD-INSTITUTE, including the portfolio of research projects, marketing, and communication. It gives advice on current research themes and their relevance to emerging industry needs.