Herb H. Hooper | Ampersand Capital

Herb H. Hooper

Herb H. Hooper

Managing Partner


Herb, who joined Ampersand in 2002, has more than 35 years of experience working with healthcare companies – first as an entrepreneur at Ampersand portfolio company ACLARA Biosciences, and later as an Ampersand Partner and then Managing Partner. His current and past board seats include Adaptas Solutions, Alcami, Arranta Bio, Avista Pharma, Brammer Bio, Flagship Biosciences, Genoptix, Meadowhawk, Nexelis, and Viracor-IBT Laboratories. Herb holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He served on the UC Berkeley College of Chemistry Advisory Board for over a decade and currently serves as a Trustee of the UC Berkeley Foundation.