Stuart Duty has served as a director of Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. since March 2023. Previously, Mr. Duty was a Senior Managing Director of Guggenheim Securities, LLC, a global investment, and advisory financial services firm, from June 2012 to March 2023. He also served as Managing Director, Co-Head, Healthcare Investment Banking at Piper Jaffray Companies, a global investment firm, from 2007 to 2012, as the Chief Operating Officer of Oracle Partners, L.P., a private healthcare focused investment fund, from 2002 to 2007, as Managing Director, Co-Head, Healthcare Investment Banking at Piper Jaffray, Inc., an global investment bank, from 1992 to 2002, as Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking at Montgomery Securities, an investment bank, from 1993 to 1999 and as the Director of Business Development at Curative Technologies, Inc., a biotherapeutics company, from 1992 to 1993.Mr. Duty holds a B.A. in Biochemistry from Occidental College and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School. The determination was made that Mr. Duty should serve on our Board of Directors due to his extensive experience in the banking and finance industry.