Louis Drapeau has considerable expertise in both the biotech sector and the financial rigour required of US public companies. Based in the US, Mr Drapeau is an independent director at AmphliPhi Biosciences Corporation (NYSE); chief financial officer, principal accounting officer and vice president at Insite Vision; and independent director of at Bio-Rad Laboratories (NYSE). Mr Drapeau held senior positions with Nektar Therapeutics and BioMarin Pharmaceutical, and has been an audit partner at Arthur Andersen. Mr Drapeau has also been an independent director at InterMune (NASDAQ), Bionovo (NASDAQ), and Inflazyme Pharmaceuticals (TSE). He has an MBA from Stanford University.