David Rae is an Audit Partner in KPMG’s San Francisco Life Sciences practice. He has 16 years of experience providing financial statement audits, and audits of internal control to clients in the Life Sciences industry. Prior to studying accounting and joining KPMG, David earned his degree in life sciences, studying Biology and Biochemistry. David has provided professional audit services to several large multinational groups. He currently serves as the lead audit partner on a publicly traded, fully-integrated global medical device company. In addition, he serves and has served a number of biopharmaceutical companies ranging from early stage entities to fully-integrated commercial companies with global operations. David has extensive experience with SEC filings, including follow-on offerings, debt offerings, and carve-out financial statements. David has overseen dozens of acquisitions ranging in size from $20 million to more than $5 billion, and he has led complex global audits for clients in a variety of industries. He also serves as the lead recruiting partner for California State University, East Bay and UC Davis and delivers technical and industry presentations to the Universities’ students and faculty.