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Emily Peterson Alva

Board Member, Alkermes, Amneal Pharmaceuticals, and the Mission Society of NYC Former Partner and Managing Director, Lazard

Emily Peterson Alva is an experienced public and private company board member and an accomplished finance and strategy advisor to founders and leadership teams of growth companies. Ms. Alva’s professional experience includes more than 15 years as an investment banker at Lazard, most recently as an M&A Partner. During her Lazard tenure, Ms. Alva advised corporate boards and leadership teams on corporate strategy initiatives. Ms. Alva serves on the Boards of Directors of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, and the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. Ms. Alva also serves on the Board of Directors of the Mission Society of New York City and as a board partner with the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence. 


Ms. Alva received a B.A. in Economics from Barnard College, Columbia University.