Pete Gough is Nimble’s Chief Scientific Officer where he leads the expansion of Nimble’s internal drug discovery capabilities, paving the way for development of our pipeline of proprietary therapeutics. Pete has 25+ years of experience in discovery research and a successful track record of driving varied research programs into clinical development.
Prior to joining Nimble, Pete served as CSO at Inzen Therapeutics, advancing the company from seed stage through Series B financing. Previously, Pete spent 15 years at GSK in roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he served as Head of the Hepatitis B Virus Discovery Performance Unit, leading GSK’s efforts to develop a functional cure for HBV, and earlier had led GSK’s discovery and development of a number of clinical assets across multiple therapeutic areas, including RIP1 kinase inhibitor GSK2982772 and STING agonist GSK3745417. Earlier in his career, Pete was a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, and he received his D. Phil. and M. A. from the University of Oxford. Pete has authored/co-authored over 100 scientific articles and has been an invited speaker at numerous scientific conferences.
Away from work Pete enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and indulging in his passion for photography. He is an avid soccer fan and Everton supporter.