Business Advisory Board
Chairman, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research; Partner Emeritus for Health Advances
BS (Pharmacy), Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
MBA, Amos Tuck School of Business/Dartmouth College
Skip works with management teams and boards of directors of life science companies on business strategy, organizational development, partnerships and fundraising.. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
A pharmacist by training, Skip previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry and then built and led two industry leading life sciences consulting firms, first at Arthur D. Little in Cambridge, MA and then at Health Advances in Weston, MA. Skip has also managed and advised numerous start-up companies including Aruna Biomedical, Noveome Therapeutics and T-Breeders.
BioPharma Industry Boards:
Board Member, Aruna Biomedical, Inc.
Advisor, Locust Walk Partners
Advisor, Halloran Consulting Group
Advisor, Red Sky Partners
Chairman, Michael J. Fox Foundation
Board of Trustees, University of New England
Board of Overseers, Mount Auburn Hospital
Member, College Corporation at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Notes, Hobbies & Interests:
Participates in numerous outdoor activities including skiing, sailing, golf, hiking and biking. Annually volunteers and rides in the New England Parkinson’s Ride to support Parkinson’s Disease research held in Saco, ME.
His partner, Ann Irving is actively involved in volunteer biking activities including Community Bicycle Center in Biddeford, Portland Wheelers adaptive biking, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine as well as 100+ Women of Southern Maine. Traveling the US in their RV is also a priority for Skip and Ann.