Mr. Gardiner joined Enanta in 2014. Previously he was a corporate and securities law partner in private practice for 25 years, starting at Palmer & Dodge LLP and continuing through its merger into Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, which then became Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP. Since 2008 Mr. Gardiner had been co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences Group, and before that he was co-chair of the Business Law Department. In his private practice, Mr. Gardiner was Enanta’s outside counsel and Secretary since it was founded, and he led its IPO legal team. He also served for 15 years as a Trustee of Joslin Diabetes Center, Inc. in Boston, where he was a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Compensation Committee until 2015. Mr. Gardiner received his A.B. from Harvard College and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.