Peter J. Thornton
Peter J. Thornton has been a member of the Avadel Board of Directors since June 2017. He is the President and Chief Financial Officer of Envetec Sustainable Technologies Limited, an Irish company that provides technologies to safely treat biohazardous laboratory waste at source while reducing carbon emissions. Peter is also Director of Oculer Limited – an Irish company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary rapid microbiology assays and instruments. Previously, Peter held leadership roles as Chief Financial Officer of Technopath Clinical Diagnostics, an Irish company that provides quality control solutions to clinical laboratories, Senior Vice President - Business Integration for Alkermes plc, and Senior Vice President - Corporate and Business Development for Elan Drug Technologies. In addition, he was previously President and Chief Operating Officer of Circ Pharma Limited, and Chief Financial Officer of Agenus Inc. Peter also worked for the international public accounting firm of KPMG for seven years in Ireland and France and is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Cork, Ireland.