Chart Westcott currently serves as the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Ikarian Capital, LLC. He works for the company as a long/short equity biotech focused investment adviser. Chart completed his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University and received a BA in History. He then went on to receive his JD in Law from Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law. He was able to focus on both corporate transactions and tax law.
Aside from his professional career, Chart Westcott has been heavily involved in philanthropic endeavors. He currently serves on the board of many different philanthropic organizations. Chart previously served as the Texas Chairman of the National Association to Protect Children. As Chairman of the national pro-child anti-crime advocacy group, Chart worked to ensure that children were protected from abuse, exploitation, and neglect. He also led efforts to pass Alicia’s Law in Texas. Furthermore, Chart previously served on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Dallas. Being able to help young people, especially those who need us most, reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens remains a passion for Chart.