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Corporate Executive Team

Saurabh Saha, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Tia Bush

Chief Quality Officer

David Chao, Ph.D.

Chief Administrative Officer

Iqbal Hussain, L.L.B.

General Counsel

Thomas Templeman, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer

Marella Thorell

Chief Accounting Officer

Gregory Weinhoff, M.D., M.B.A.

Chief Financial Officer

Antoine Yver, M.D., M.Sc.

Chief Medical Officer

Centessa Companies’ Leaders

Mario Alberto Accardi,
Ph.D., M.Eng.

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer
Orexia Therapeutics

Trevor Baglin, Ph.D.

Co-Founder &
Chief Medical Officer
ApcinteX

Joseph Birkett, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
PearlRiver Bio

Sally Black, Ph.D.

Head of Biology
Orexia Therapeutics

Jamie Coleman, Ph.D.

Co-Founder &
Chief Operating Officer
LockBody Therapeutics

Jonny Finlay, Ph.D., B.Sc.

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer
LockBody Therapeutics

Roman Fleck, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer
Janpix

Karl Gibson, Ph.D.

Head of Medicinal Chemistry
Orexia Therapeutics

Deborah Hartman, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer
Orexia Therapeutics

Steffen Heeger, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Medical Officer
Pega-One

Johannes Heuckmann, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer
PearlRiver Bio

Steve Holmes, Ph.D., B.Sc.

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer
Capella Bioscience

Jim Huntington, Ph.D.

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer
ApcinteX and Z Factor

Alex Martin, M.B.A.

Chief Executive Officer
Palladio Biosciences

Nick Morrell, M.D., M.B.B.A.

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer
Morphogen-IX

Lorenzo Pellegrini,
Ph.D., M.B.A.

Founder &
Chief Operation Officer
Palladio Biosciences

Emiliangelo Ratti, Ph.D.

R&D Strategic Advisor
Orexia Therapeutics

Neil Shusterman, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer
Palladio Biosciences

Roman Thomas, M.D.

Co-Founder
PearlRiver Bio

Sandy Zweifach

Advisor & Emeritus Chairman
Janpix

Board of Directors

Francesco De Rubertis, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board, Centessa Pharmaceuticals
Co-Founder & Partner, Medicxi
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Robert M. Califf, M.D., MACC
Head of Clinical Policy & Strategy, Verily & Google Health
Adjunct Professor, Duke University & Stanford University
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Arjun Goyal, M.D., M.Phil., M.B.A.
Co-Founder & Managing Director, Vida Ventures
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Mary Lynne Hedley, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow & Strategic Advisor, The Broad Institute of M.I.T. and Harvard
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Aaron Kantoff
Venture Partner, Medicxi
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Samarth Kulkarni, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, CRISPR Therapeutics
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Saurabh Saha, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Centessa Pharmaceuticals
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Carol Stuckley, M.B.A.
 
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Brett Zbar, M.D.
Managing Director & Global Head of Life Sciences, General Atlantic
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