David Tucker

David J. Tucker has 15 years of experience in the biotech industry, and currently serves as Principal Financial Officer at Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc., which he joined in 2015. David also currently serves as President and Chairman of the Board of the NorCal Chapter of the Association of Bioscience Finance Officers. From 2009 to 2015, David was at Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he served as Vice President, Finance. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Tucker served as Principal Accounting Officer at Metabolex, Inc., and prior to that, held similar positions at Nuvelo, Inc. and IntraBiotics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Tucker qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the U.K., and holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics with First Class honors from the University of Bristol.