About Foresite Advisors

Foresite Advisors provides strategic and operational finance support for companies in life sciences. We serve clients in all phases of the corporate life cycle, from start-up to exit, with specialized expertise in the areas of financial management, accounting administration and strategic advisory. 

Working independently or with your staff, our team’s diverse financial skills and knowledge take a strategic approach to the CFO role that ensures you have the right financial services system in place that is both efficient and cost-effective. It is through this flexible, capital-efficient model we can deliver these key services as needed, on a fractional, interim or project basis.

Our Leadership

Robert Dickey IV, Managing Director / Founder:


Veteran financial leader Robert Dickey IV founded Foresite Advisors to support and lead life science and medical device companies to higher levels of success.

Bringing with him more than 25 years of experience in both private and public environments as a CFO and/or Board member, Robert has success with organizations ranging from preclinical development to commercial operations and across a variety of disease areas and medical technologies. In his early career, he spent 18 years in investment banking and is dutifully experienced in all stages of the corporate lifecycle, including start-up and early fundraising, initial public offerings, high growth, turnarounds and exit strategies.

Robert holds an AB from Princeton University and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Current Board and Other Positions:

  • Board and Audit Committee Chair of Emmaus Life Sciences, a public company with an approved drug for sickle cell disease 
  • Board of Angiogenex Inc. a public company out of Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Chief Corporate Development Officer of BCI LifeSciences, LLC.
  • Part of the Leadership Team at Cell One Partners

Recent Clients

  • Aclipse Therapeutics

  • Apimeds Pharmaceuticals

  • Apriligen

  • Ayma Therapeutics

  • BeyondSpring

  • Blinkcns

  • Carisma Therapeutics

  • NLS Pharmaceutics

  • Pression, LLC

  • Provista Dx

  • Sharp Edge Labs

  • Southern Rampart Pharma

  • Vallon Pharmaceuticals

  • Vitruviae

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