Rupert D’Souza, Ph.D.

Rupert D’Souza Ph.D. M.B.A. is Adverum’s chief financial officer responsible for the company’s financial operations and planning, accounting, procurement, and select other functions. Dr. D’Souza has over 20 years of experience, including controllership, corporate planning and strategic analysis, corporate treasury, financial planning and analysis, and human resources for biotechnology companies. Previously, Dr. D’Souza most recently served as chief financial officer consultant at Replay Holdings, LLC, a venture capital-funded, gene therapy-focused biotechnology holding company, where he was responsible for leading all finance and human resources activities. Prior to Replay Holdings, Dr. D’Souza was the founder and chief financial officer consultant at RMND LLC, a business development agency. Before that, Dr. D’Souza held roles of increasing responsibility at several companies, including Armanino LLP, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, UTStarcom Inc.,and Genentech. He received a Ph.D. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and, a B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.