Biography

Lawrence M. Alleva

Mr. Alleva is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and spent his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), including 28 years as a partner, from 1971 until his retirement in 2010. At PwC he served clients ranging from Fortune 500 and multi-national companies to rapid-growth companies pursuing initial public offerings. Mr. Alleva also served in a senior national leadership role for PwC’s Ethics and Compliance Group to manage the design and implementation of best practice procedures, internal controls and monitoring activities, including PwC’s response to inspection reports issued by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. Mr. Alleva currently serves as a director and chair of the audit committees of Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (Nasdaq: ADAP) and Mersana Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: MRSN), and, previously served in a similar capacity for Tesaro Inc. (Nasdaq: TSRO), Mirna Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIRN) and GlobalLogic, Inc. He served as a trustee of Ithaca College for over 20 years, including in the Vice Chair role for ten years.
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