Richard N. Spivey, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Spivey joined Adverum’s board in April 2017. He has significant experience in research and development at leading global pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Spivey currently serves as a scientific advisor to the pharmaceutical industry. From 2010 to 2015, Dr. Spivey served as senior vice president of global regulatory affairs at Allergan, plc. During his tenure, he was responsible for pharmaceuticals, including the approvals of Botox and Ozurdex, and medical devices. From 2002 to 2010, Dr. Spivey worked with Meda AB after the acquisition of MedPointe Pharmaceuticals, serving as chief scientific officer and head of research and development for both. Earlier in his career, Dr. Spivey worked for Pharmacia Corporation (now Pfizer, Inc.), Schering-Plough Corporation (now Merck & Co.), Parke-Davis/Warner-Lambert (now Pfizer, Inc.), and Boots Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Spivey earned a Ph.D. in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Minnesota and a Pharm.D. from the University of Southern California.