Elizabeth Williams

Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary at Medicenna Therapeutics Corp.

Elizabeth Williams

Elizabeth Williams

Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary at Medicenna Therapeutics Corp.

Biography

Elizabeth Williams has more than 15 years of experience in biotech, working with publicly listed entities in both Canada and the United States. She has extensive financing experience, having played an integral role in raising more than $150 million in financing. Prior to joining Medicenna, Ms. Williams was the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Aptose Biosciences Inc. (previously Lorus Therapeutics Inc.), a biotechnology company listed on both the TSX and NASDAQ capital markets. While at Aptose, she held several positions, including Acting Chief Financial Officer during a lengthy transition period, and was responsible for a broad range of activities including financings, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance. She is a CPA and CA and received a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.

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Aptose Biosciences, Inc.
Medicenna Therapeutics Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Medicenna Therapeutics Corp.

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Vice President-International Regulatory Affairs at Intelligenetics, Inc.

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Research Associate at University of Manitoba

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Alveda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Founder at Axcelon Biopolymers Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer at NuQuest Bio, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at Aptose Biosciences, Inc.

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Founder at Knowledgeable Decisions LLC

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Managing Director at JEG & Associates LLC

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Head of Clinical Development at Medicenna Therapeutics Corp.

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Elizabeth Williams
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary at Medicenna Therapeutics Corp.
Education
Undergraduate Degree
Class of 2000

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Career History
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary
Current

Medicenna Therapeutics Corp. is a clinical stage immuno-oncology company which engages in development and commercialization of selective versions of IL-2, IL-4 and IL-13 Superkines and Empowered Cytokines for the treatment of cancers. The company was founded by Fahar Merchant and Rosemina Merchant on February 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Director-Finance & Administration
2001 - 2016

Aptose Biosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage oncology company, which engages in the discovery, research, and development of anti-cancer therapies. Its product pipeline includes APTO-253, a small molecule that induces expression of the Kruppel-Like Factor 4 genes; and CG-806 a non-covalent small molecule therapeutic agent. The company was founded on September 5, 1986 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Audit Manager
1998 - 2004

Ernst & Young LLP (Canada) engages in the provision of consulting, assurance, tax, and transaction services. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Medicenna Therapeutics Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
2002
CA (Chartered Accountant)
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