Eric d’Esparbes joined Innoviva as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2014. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. d’Esparbes served as the Chief Financial Officer of Joule Unlimited, a biotechnology company, where he was responsible for overseeing all of the company’s financial, tax, treasury, and accounting activities. Prior to Joule Unlimited, he was the Vice President, Finance, of AEI, a global emerging markets energy company, where he was responsible for optimizing the capital structure of AEI’s international portfolio of energy assets, and from 2007 to 2010 served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at AEI Asia. Mr. d’Esparbes has also served as Chief Financial Officer and other senior financial roles at Meiya Power Company Limited from 1999 to 2007, and senior financial roles at Hydro-Quebec International from 1993 to 1999. Mr. d’Esparbes earned a BAA in International Finance from the University of Montreal’s Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Montreal, Canada.