Raphael Farzan-Kashani
Raphael Farzan-Kashani
Director

Raphael Farzan-Kashani is a director at NYCEDC, leading life sciences initiatives for the City of New York. Raphael has launched a number of public-private partnerships for the R&D and venture creation ecosystem, including the City’s Early-Stage Life Sciences Funding Initiative and LifeSci NYC, the Mayor’s ten-year, $500 million commitment to the sector. Raphael graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with degrees in Biology and Economics and formerly served as a consultant at McKinsey.