Gregory Wade, PhD

Managing Director,
Healthcare Investment Banking


Gregory Wade is a Managing Director within BTIG Healthcare Investment Banking. He has over 20 years of experience working with entrepreneurs in the biotechnology industry. Prior to BTIG, Dr. Wade was Head of Business Development at Pharmacyclics Inc., where he led the company’s in-licensing activities and contributed to market research, strategy and competitive intelligence efforts. Previously, he spent 15 years in healthcare equity research, most recently as Managing Director at Wedbush PacGrow LifeSciences. Earlier in his career, Dr. Wade held roles in business development at Ionis (Isis) Pharmaceuticals and Procyon BioPharma. He was also an Associate at Helix Investments Canada Inc., while simultaneously undertaking his doctoral research at the University of Western Ontario, where he earned his PhD in physiology and an Honors BS in medical biophysics. Dr. Wade serves on the Investment Committee of Canada’s Healthcare Accelerator, Accel-Rx.