Alison Taunton-Rigby

Member, Blumont Board of Directors

Dr. Taunton-Rigby has served as a Director on a number of public, private, non-profit, ESOP, foundation, and mutual fund boards. She served as a Director for more than 20 companies, including seven public companies and numerous non-profit organizations. She is or has been a member of or chaired Compensation, Audit, Nominating and Governance, and Strategic Planning committees. At Boston Children’s Hospital, she chairs the Patient Care Assessment Committee. In 2005, she was appointed by the Governor to the Massachusetts Biomedical Research Advisory Committee (stem cell research) and in 2008, to the Scientific Advisory Board, Massachusetts Life Science Center.

In 2002, Dr. Taunton-Rigby was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for her work as a leader in the research, development and promotion of biotechnology. In 2009, she was awarded an honorary D.Sc. by the University of Bristol, UK. She received her doctorate from the University of Bristol in England, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.