Allison is an experienced life science and drug development business professional with 10+ years in business development and strategy, commercial market research, data and financial analytics, and project management. She is currently the Executive Director of Corporate and Business Development at Chinook Therapeutics. Previously, she was the Senior Director of Corporate Development and Intellectual Property at Sierra Oncology in Vancouver. Before moving to Vancouver in 2013, Allison was a consultant for numerous life science clients on the West Coast (US) for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and LEK Consulting. She has a passion for driving the advancement of promising scientific research and technology towards development and commercialization to make a difference for patients and doctors.
Allison spent her undergraduate and graduate years studying Biological Sciences at Stanford University and also has an MBA in Health Care Management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.