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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alfred Kingsley

72 2009 Chairman of the Board

Aditya Mohanty

48 2016 Co-President, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael West

62 2015 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director

Russell Skibsted

56 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Pedro Lichtinger

60 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer of Asterias Biotherapeutics

Jim Knight

2016 Senior Vice President-Head of Corporate Development

Judith Segall

61 2014 Vice President - Administration, Corporate Secretary, Director

Michael Mulroy

49 2014 Director

Angus Russell

60 2014 Director

Deborah Andrews

57 2014 Independent Director

Neal Bradsher

49 2009 Independent Director

Stephen Farrell

51 2013 Independent Director

Cavan Redmond

54 2015 Independent Director

David Schlachet

69 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alfred Kingsley

Mr. Alfred D. Kingsley is Chairman of the Board of BioTime, Inc., since July 7, 2009. Mr. Kingsley is the executive Chairman of five of our subsidiaries. Mr. Kingsley has been general partner of Greenway Partners, L.P., a private investment firm, and President of Greenbelt Corp., a business consulting firm, since 1993. Greenbelt Corp. served as our financial advisor from 1998 until June 30, 2009. Mr. Kingsley was Senior Vice-President of Icahn and Company and its affiliated entities for more than 25 years. Mr. Kingsley is a director of our subsidiary Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. Mr. Kingsley holds a BS degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. degree and LLM in taxation from New York University Law School.

Aditya Mohanty

Mr. Aditya Mohanty is Co-President, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was Chief Operating Officer of BioTime, Inc. Mr. Mohanty previously served in a number of executive positions at Shire plc, including as President/Head Regenerative Medicine from 2013 to 2014, as Senior Vice President, Business and Technical Operations from 2012 to 2013, as Global Franchise Head MPS from 2010 to 2012, and as Vice President of Operations/Product General Manager from 2005 to 2012. Shire plc is a biotechnology company focused on research, development and commercialization of novel biological products for rare diseases, Mr. Mohanty was VP of Manufacturing and Operations at Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. from 2002 to 2005 when it was acquired by Shire. Before joining Transkaryotic Therapies, Mr. Mohanty held a number of management positions at Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Bioscience Division from 1990 to 2002. Mr. Mohanty received an MBA degree from Saint Mary's College, an M.S in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, and a B. Tech in Chemical Engineering from REC Trichy, in India.

Michael West

Dr. Michael D. West, Ph.D., is Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of BioTime, Inc. Dr. West also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer and is a director of our subsidiary Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. Prior to becoming our Chief Executive Officer, Dr. West served as Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Scientific Officer of Advanced Cell Technology, Inc., a company engaged in developing human stem cell technology for use in regenerative medicine. Dr. West also founded Geron Corporation of Menlo Park, California, and from 1990 to 1998 he was a Director and Vice-President, where he initiated and managed programs in telomerase diagnostics, oligonucleotide-based telomerase inhibition as anti-tumor therapy, and the cloning and use of telomerase in telomerase-mediated therapy wherein telomerase is utilized to immortalize human cells. From 1995 to 1998 he organized and managed the research between Geron and its academic collaborators, James Thomson and John Gearhart that led to the first isolation of human embryonic stem and human embryonic germ cells. Dr. West received a B.S. Degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1976, an M.S. Degree in Biology from Andrews University in 1982, and a Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in 1989 concentrating on the biology of cellular aging.

Russell Skibsted

Mr. Russell L. Skibsted is Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective November 16, 2015. Mr. Skibsted comes to BioTime from Proove Biosciences, Inc. where he had served as Chief Financial Officer since 2014. From 2013 to 2014 Mr. Skibsted was Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of RSL Ventures, where he provided financial consulting services to public and private companies in the life sciences sector. Mr. Skibsted served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded biopharma company, from 2010 to 2013, and was Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, from 2006 to 2009. Previously, from 2004 to 2006, Mr. Skibsted served as Chief Financial Officer of Hana Biosciences, and from 2000 to 2004 he served as Chief Financial Officer and Portfolio Management Partner of Asset Management Company, a venture capital firm. Mr. Skibsted holds a B.A. in economics from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Pedro Lichtinger

Mr. Pedro Lichtinger is no longer Independent President, Chief Executive Officer of Subsidiary of the Company, effective October 2014. Mr. Lichtinger served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and a director of Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from May 2010 to February 26, 2013. Mr. Lichtinger previously served as an executive of Pfizer, Inc. from 1995 to 2009, including as President of Pfizer's Global Primary Care Unit from 2008 to 2009, Area President, Europe from 2006 to 2008, President, Global Animal Health from 1999 to 2006, and Regional President Europe Animal Health from 1995 to 1999. Before joining Pfizer, Mr. Lichtinger was an executive of Smith Kline Beecham, last serving as Senior Vice-President Europe Animal Health from 1987 to 1995. Mr. Lichtinger holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School of Business and an Engineering degree from the National University of Mexico.

Jim Knight

Mr. Jim Knight has been appointed Senior Vice President-Head of Corporate Development at Biotime, Inc. effective October 31, 2016. His work experience includes the following roles: Vice President of Portfolio Strategy at Questcor (2010-2014), Global Strategic Marketing Team Leader at Elan Pharmaceuticals (2001-2008), Employee within the Research Group at Biogen and Sales and Market Analysis roles at Biogen. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of Massachusetts and a MBA degree in High Technology from Northeastern University.

Judith Segall

Ms. Judith Segall is Vice President - Administration, Corporate Secretary and Director of BioTime, Inc. She was a co-founder of BioTime in 1990. Ms. Segall is also the Corporate Secretary and a director of our subsidiary Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. Ms. Segall received a B.S. in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989.

Michael Mulroy

Mr. Michael H. Mulroy is Director of BioTime, Inc., effective October 4, 2014. Mr. Mulroy is a business consultant and serves as the President of Mulroy Advisors, LLC. Mr. Mulroy served until September 2014 as Executive Vice President – Strategic Affairs and General Counsel of the Autoimmune and Rare Diseases Business Unit of Mallinckrodt plc following its acquisition of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in August 2014. Mr. Mulroy was appointed Executive Vice President, Strategic Affairs and General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Questcor during February 2014, having previously served as Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since January 2011. From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Mulroy was employed by the law firm of Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, where he served as a partner from 2004, and represented Questcor and other publicly-traded companies. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Mulroy was an investment banker at Citigroup and Merrill Lynch. From July 2011 to August 2014, Mr. Mulroy served as a member of the Board of Directors of Comarco, Inc., which developed and designed innovative technologies and intellectual property used in power adapters. Mr. Mulroy earned his J.D. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and his B.A. (Economics) from the University of Chicago.

Angus Russell

Mr. Angus C. Russell is Director of BioTime, Inc., effective December 2014. Mr. Russell served as the Chief Executive Officer of Shire plc, a biopharmaceutical company, from June 2008 to April 2013. Mr. Russell served as the Chief Financial Officer of Shire from 1999 to 2008 and also served as its Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Finance. Prior to joining Shire, Mr. Russell served at ICI, Zeneca and AstraZeneca for 19 years, most recently as Vice President of Corporate Finance at AstraZeneca plc. He is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP). Mr. Russell also serves as a director of Mallinckrodt plc and TherapeuticsMD, Inc., and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Revance Therapeutics, Inc. Mr. Russell previously served as a director of Shire plc, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. until it was acquired by Mallinckrodt plc in August 2014, and InterMune, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Roche Holdings, Inc. during September 2014.

Deborah Andrews

Ms. Deborah J. Andrews is an Independent Director of BioTime Inc., effective April 11, 2014. Ms. Andrews has served as Vice President-Chief Accounting Officer of STAAR Surgical Company since 2013, and served as STAAR Surgical's Vice President-Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2013, as its Global Controller from 2001 to 2005, and as its Vice President-International Finance from 1999 to 2001. Ms. Andrews previously worked as a senior accountant for a major public accounting firm. Ms. Andrews holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from California State University at San Bernardino.

Neal Bradsher

Mr. Neal C. Bradsher is Independent Director of Biotime Inc., since July 7, 2009. Mr. Bradsher has been President of Broadwood Capital, Inc., a private investment firm, since 2002. Mr. Bradsher was a director of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from March 2004 until August 2014, when Questcor was acquired by Mallinckrodt plc. Questcor was a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of patients with serious, difficult-to-treat autoimmune and inflammatory disorders. Mr. Bradsher holds a B.A. degree in economics from Yale College and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Stephen Farrell

Mr. Stephen C. Farrell, CPA, is an Independent Director of BioTime, Inc., since March 11, 2013. Mr. Farrell currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Convey Health Solutions (formerly known as NationsHealth, Inc.), a healthcare business process outsourcing company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Convey Health Solutions utilizes both technology and staff to manage end-to-end insurance processes for business clients. Before joining Convey Health Solutions in 2011, he served as President of PolyMedica Corporation, a publicly traded provider of diabetes supplies and related services that was acquired in 2007 by Medco Health Solutions. During his eight year tenure at PolyMedica, Mr. Farrell served as its President, Chief Operating Officer, and as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Treasurer. Mr. Farrell previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Stream Global Services, Inc., a business process outsourcing company. Earlier in his career, Mr. Farrell served as Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Farrell holds an A.B. from Harvard University, and an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

Cavan Redmond

Mr. Cavan M. Redmond is Independent Director of BioTime, Inc. Most recently Mr. Redmond held the position of Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board at WebMD Health Corp., where he oversaw cost rationalizations and streamlined operations to position the company for growth. Prior to that, Mr. Redmond served as Group President at Pfizer, Inc., where he was responsible for integrating and building a diverse business portfolio following the company's merger with Wyeth. Additionally, Mr. Redmond held various positions at Wyeth including President of its consumer healthcare division. Mr. Redmond holds a BA from the University of Maryland and a Master of Administrative Sciences from Johns Hopkins University, which in 2012 honored him with a Distinguished Alumnus Award.

David Schlachet

Mr. David Schlachet is Independent Director of BioTime Inc., effective April 11, 2014. Mr. Schlachet serves as a director of several public and private Israeli companies. Mr. Schlachet served as chairman of Syneron Medical Ltd., an Israeli aesthetic medical device company, from April 2013 to February 2014 and prior to that, he served as Syneron Medical's Chief Executive Officer from November 2005 to May 2007, after serving as its Chief Financial Officer beginning in June 2004. From November 2008 to November 2012, Mr. Schlachet served as a director of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and Chairman of its Audit Committee. From 2000 to June 2004 Mr. Schlachet served as Managing Partner of Biocom, a venture capital fund specializing in the life sciences field. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Schlachet served as a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Strauss Elite Holdings, an Israeli packaged food group, and from 1997 to 2000 he also served as active Chairman of Elite Industries, an Israeli coffee, confectionary and salty snacks manufacturer. From 1988 till 1995 Mr. Schlachet served as Vice President of Finance and Administration of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel's premier post-graduate scientific research institute, and as Chief Executive Officer of its technology transfer company Yeda Research and Development Company, Ltd. Mr. Schlachet serves as a director of Syneron Medical Ltd, EzChip Semiconductor Ltd, Taya Investments Ltd (Chairman), Mazor Robotics Ltd and BioCancell Ltd. Mr. Schlachet also serves as Chairman of the Board of our subsidiary Cell Cure Neurosciences Ltd. Mr. Schlachet holds a B.Sc. degree in chemical engineering and an M.B.A. from the Tel-Aviv University.