Executive Management

Thomas Jensen

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Thomas H. Jensen has been the Chief Executive Officer of Allarity Therapeutics, Inc. since December 2023, a director of ours since July 2022, and has been a part of the Company’s since its inception serving in a range of capacities. Mr. Jensen is also the CEO of TEQCool AB, a private medical technology company. Before becoming the CEO, Mr. Jensen has been the Senior Vice President, Investor Relations since June 2022, and a director of ours since July 2022. Previously, Mr. Jensen served as Senior Vice President of information Technology of Allarity Therapeutics, Inc. as well as of our predecessor, Allarity Therapeutics A/S, since June 2020. Mr. Jensen previously served as the Chief Technology Officer of our predecessor from 2004 to June 2020.

Mr. Jensen co-founded Allarity Therapeutics A/S in 2004. Mr. Jensen also established and currently leads our laboratories in Denmark. Alongside nurturing our global laboratories, Mr. Jensen is instrumental in building our investor relations operations, securing operational financing, and fostering the business growth of Allarity Therapeutics. Amongst Mr. Jensen’s accolades are his inventions of molecular biological guidelines combined with techniques for high quality reproducible RNA extraction and downstream processing. This allows for high resolution analysis of cancer patients’ biopsies.

Mr. Jensen’s inventions are an important foundation of the DRP® -Drug Response Prediction platform. Mr. Jensen also currently serves on the Board of Cardeon AB, a Swedish company that invests in innovative Nordic companies and start-ups in medical technology and Life Science. Mr. Jensen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Technical University of Denmark, and conducted further studies in Biology at the University of Copenhagen.

Joan Y. Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Brown has served as CFO (interim) since June 2022. Previously, Ms. Brown served as the Company’s Director of Financial Reporting, a position she has held since 2021, where she assisted in the Company’s move to the U.S. Nasdaq. She brings 20+ years of financial and regulatory reporting and audit experience, including full cycle accounting, payroll, management, and Board reporting.
Prior to joining Allarity, Ms. Brown served as a consultant to a range of public and private companies providing financial reporting and regulatory compliance services (including companies with assets and sales of >$500 million), and as Director of Prudential Supervision at the Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM) (Vancouver, BC, Canada).
Ms. Brown is a registered Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Accountant (Canada) and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Simon Frasier University.

Steen Knudsen

Chief Scientific Officer, Founder

Steen Knudsen has been the Chief Scientific Officer of our predecessor since 2006 and continues to be our Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Knudsen is a co-founder of Allarity Therapeutics A/S and the inventor of DRP®, the Drug Response Prediction Platform, which is our core technology and companion diagnostics platform.
Dr. Knudsen is also a former Professor of Systems Biology with extensive expertise in mathematics, bioinformatics, biotechnology, and systems biology. He co-founded our predecessor in 2004 and served as its CEO from 2004 to 2006. Dr. Knudsen also previously served as a member on our predecessor’s Board of Directors from 2016 to 2020. In addition, Dr. Knudsen also currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of MPI, Inc., our operating subsidiary in the U.S.
Dr. Knudsen holds an M.Sc. degree in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and a Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from the University of Copenhagen. He received Postdoctoral training in computational biology from Harvard Medical School.

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