Mr. Smith has served as our Chief Business Officer since 2020. Prior to joining Prothena he was Chief Operating Officer at Iconic Therapeutics from 2017 to 2020. Before Iconic, Mr. Smith held senior positions at Impax Laboratories between 2012 and 2017, including Senior Vice President, and Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy. Mr. Smith also held several positions of increasing responsibility at Amgen between 2005 and 2012, including Executive Director, Biosimilars Strategy, Director, Strategy and Corporate Development and Director Operations Strategy. Mr. Smith was also a Consultant and Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group between 2002 and 2005. Mr. Smith earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration at The University of Texas at Austin McCombs Graduate School of Business.