Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit Committee CharterCompensation Committee CharterNominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter
Sol Barer, Ph.D. 
Biography PhotoSol Barer, Ph.D.
Board Chairman, Chair of Compensation Committee

Dr. Sol Barer has served on the Edge Therapeutics, Inc. Board of Directors since September of 2011 and is the current Board Chairman and Chair of Compensation Committee. He is the Managing Partner of SJ Barer Consulting and was the founder of the group at Celanese that spun out to form Celgene Corporation. Dr. Barer has spent 18 years leading the company as President, COO and CEO, culminating with his tenure as Celgene’s Executive Chairman and Chairman before retiring in June of 2011. Under h... 

  Committee Member Chairperson
Isaac Blech 
Biography PhotoIsaac Blech
Board Vice Chairman

Isaac Blech has served as the Vice Chairman of Edge Therapeutics, Inc. since January of 2013. His current roles include Founder and Vice Chairman of Cerecor, Inc., a private company developing new treatments for central nervous system disorders and Director of ContraFect Corporation, a private company developing therapies for infectious diseases. Since 2011, he has served as Vice Chairman of Premier Alliance Group, a public company working in the areas of financial regulations, clean energy a... 

   Committee Member
Rosemary A. Crane 
Rosemary A. Crane
   Committee Member
Steve Glover 
Steve Glover
Committee Member Committee Member  
James J. Loughlin Financial Expert
Biography PhotoJames J. Loughlin
Chair of Audit Committee

Mr. Loughlin has served on the Board of Directors at Edge Therapeutics Inc. since November of 2011 and is the current Chair of the Audit Committee. Since 2007, he has served as an independent director for Celgene Corporation, where he has chaired the Audit Committee. Mr. Loughlin has also been a member of Celgene’s Compensation Committee since 2008. He is a member of the Board of InspireMD, served as a member of the Board and lead director of Datascope Corporation and on the Board of Alfacell... 

Liam Ratcliffe, M.D., Ph.D. 
Biography PhotoLiam Ratcliffe, M.D., Ph.D.

Liam Ratcliffe joined the Edge Board of Directors in 2016. Liam is a Managing Director at New Leaf Venture Partners, and concentrates on biopharmaceutical investing. Liam joined New Leaf in September 2008. Liam was previously Senior Vice President and Development Head for Pfizer Neuroscience, as well as Worldwide Head of Clinical Research and Development. Additional positions during his 12 years at Pfizer included Vice President of Exploratory Development for the Mid West region (based in Ann A... 
  Committee Member  

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