Karimah Es Sabar

Karimah Es Sabar

CEO and Partner
Quark Venture LP

Karimah Es Sabar is a highly recognized Canadian life sciences leader. She is the founding CEO and partner at Quark Venture LP, a global venture capital firm, and director of the Global Health Sciences Fund. Previously, Es Sabar was CEO and president of the Centre for Drug Research and Development, and CEO and president of Life Sciences BC. She is chair of the government of Canada’s Health and Biosciences Economic Strategy Table, and of Triumf Innovations Inc.

"HOMETOWN: Nairobi, Kenya. BEST HABIT: “I love connecting people – the constant connector – it is all about human connection, I believe.” FUN FACT: “I fenced at university competitively and was on my university fencing team.”"