Christine joined Acacia Pharma in February 2015 and is Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. She is a chartered accountant and has substantial experience with technology and commercialisation-stage companies. Most recently, Christine served as CFO of AIM-listed medical device company, Electrical Geodesics, Inc. and was subsequently a non-executive director. Previously she was CFO of UK-listed companies Optos plc, BTG plc and Celltech-Chiroscience plc, each of which had significant US operations. She was involved in the transition of BTG from a development/technology transfer group to a commercial, specialty pharmaceutical organisation. She also held senior finance roles with Oxagen Limited and Medeva plc and is a non-executive director of e-therapeutics plc, Fertility Focus Limited and Futurenova Limited.