Charles V. Baltic III, JD
Mr. Baltic has served as a Director of MEI Pharma since October 2011. He served as Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee from 2012 until he was appointed Chair of the Board in December 2022. He also serves as a Director and Chairman of the Board of AssayQuant Technologies, Inc., a private company focused on kinase-based assay drug development technology licensed from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Baltic was affiliated with Needham & Company, LLC as Managing Director and Co-Head of Healthcare Banking from 2009 until 2019 and as Senior Advisor from 2019 to 2022. Mr. Baltic served as acting CEO of Amyndas Pharmaceuticals, a private development-stage biotechnology company focused on immunology and innate immunity complement therapeutics based on technology licensed from the University of Pennsylvania from March 2021 to October 2021. Mr. Baltic served as Executive Vice President and COO of SIDIS Corp. from 2019 to 2021, overseeing the sale of the Propel Labs flow cytometry business to Thermo Fisher Scientific in February 2021. Mr. Baltic was a Managing Director and head of the biotechnology practice at CRT Capital Group from 2006 to 2008. From 2001 to 2006, he served as a Managing Director in Healthcare Investment Banking at Wachovia Securities. Prior to Wachovia, he was with Healthcare Investment Banking at Cowen and Company for six years, ultimately serving as a Director. Prior to beginning his investment banking career in 1996, Mr. Baltic practiced corporate and securities law with the firm of Dewy Ballantine, representing numerous healthcare and securities clients. Mr. Baltic previously served as a Director of SIDIS Corp. from 2015 to 2019. Mr. Baltic served as a Director of the trade association Life Science Washington from 2013 to 2018. He served as a Director of MedVantage Inc., a private health informatics company acquired by IMS Health (now IQVIA Holdings) in 2011. Mr. Baltic served on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Growth Companies from 2013 to 2015. He served as a founding Trustee of Hope Funds for Cancer Research from 2007 to 2017. Mr. Baltic earned B.A (honors) and J.D. degrees from Georgetown University and a M.B.A. degree in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.