Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Richard J. Clothier 
Biography PhotoRichard J. Clothier
Non-Executive Director
Chairman of the Board
Chair, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee


Richard J. Clothier. Mr. Clothier has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of AquaBounty since April 2006. He also serves as the Chairman of Robinson Plc and has done so since 2004. Previously he was Chairman of Spearhead International Ltd from 2005 to 2015, and of Exosect Ltd from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Clothier retired as Group Chief Executive of PGI Group Plc, an international agricultural products producer, following 20 years with Dalgety Plc where he was chief executive officer of the ... 
   Chairperson
Richard L. Huber 
Biography PhotoRichard L. Huber
Non-Executive Director
Chair, Compensation Committee
Member, Audit Committee


Richard Huber joined the Board of AquaBounty after the Company’s public offering in 2006. Mr. Huber is the former Chairman, President, and CEO of Aetna, a major U.S. health insurer, and is currently an independent investor in a number of companies operating in a wide range of businesses, mainly in South America. Following a 40-year career in the financial services industry, Mr. Huber now serves as a Director of Viña San Rafael and Invina, both non-public wine producers in Chile. Previously, he s... 
Committee Member Chairperson  
Christine T. St.Clare Financial Expert
Biography PhotoChristine T. St.Clare
Non-Executive Director
Chair, Audit Committee


Christine St.Clare joined the Board of AquaBounty in May 2014. She is a former partner and director at KPMG LLP. She currently serves as a director for Polymer Group, Inc., a global manufacturer of engineered materials, and for Fibrocell Science, Inc., a developer of personalized biologics. Ms. St.Clare holds a BS in accounting from California State University at Long Beach and has been a CPA since 1977.... 
Chairperson   
Rick Sterling 
Rick Sterling
Non-Executive Director
Member, Compensation Committee


Rick Sterling joined the Board of AquaBounty in September 2013. He is the Chief Financial Officer at Intrexon Corporation. Prior to joining Intrexon, he was with KPMG, where he worked in the audit practice for over 17 years, with a client base primarily in the healthcare, technology, and manufacturing industries. Mr. Sterling’s experience includes serving clients in both the private and public sectors, including significant experience with SEC filings and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. He has a B.S.... 
  Committee Member  
James C. Turk, Jr. 
James C. Turk, Jr.
Non-Executive Director
Member, Audit Committee


James C. Turk, Jr. Mr. Turk joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty in February 2013. Mr. Turk has served as a partner in the law firm Harrison, Turk & Huntington, P.C. since 1987, having practiced two years before that with other firms. He has previously served as a member of the board of directors for multiple companies and foundations including Intrexon Corporation, the New River Community College Education Foundation, the Virginia Student Assistance Authorities and Synchrony Inc. before ... 
Committee Member