San Diego Chapter Event

San Diego Chapter Event

Spencer Stuart – How to Get on the Boards You Want

Join us for a panel discussion with outstanding female leaders in the biotech sector.  We have Christos Richards (of Spencer Stuart’s BioPharma practice in Los Angeles) leading our panel with insights into current trends in biotech board recruitment, joined by Barbara Duncan, Arlene Morris, and Karah Parschauer who sit on a total of ten public company boards in the U.S. and Europe currently.  Hear their advice and how they are navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

Barbara Duncan

Barbara Duncan serves as a Director of Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc, Immunomedics, Inc., Jounce Therapeutics, Inc., ObsEva plc and Ovid Therapeutics, Inc. . Ms. Duncan served as the chief financial officer of Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2009 to 2016 and as treasurer from 2010 to 2016. From 2001 to 2009, Ms. Duncan served as chief financial officer and then chief executive officer at DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc. Previously, Ms. Duncan served as a vice president of Lehman Brothers Inc. in its corporate finance division from 1998 to 2001. She serves on the board of directors. 

Ms. Duncan holds a B.S. degree from Louisiana State University and an M.B.A from the Wharton School.