Our team of Cell and Gene Therapy professionals bring deep technical expertise to help you tackle the unique challenges of our exciting young field.
FOUNDER & CEO
Nineteen years of experience in CMC for cell and gene therapies, including technology transfer, process development, quality by design, manufacturing, regulatory and facility design.
Over 25 years of experience in the development and commercialization of advanced therapeutics in multiple geographies, with particular focus on characterization, analytical development/validation, and quality control.
PRACTICE EXPERT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Intellectual property (IP) expert and patent practitioner with over 10 years of combined experience in biologics and cell therapy patent prosecution and IP strategy at various stages of product development and commercialization.
PRACTICE EXPERT, QUALITY
EU Qualified Person and Practice Expert with 15 years of experience of IMP and commercial manufacture, quality, validation, clinical trials, regulatory submissions, and remediation activitie
Nine+ years of experience in process development, cGMP manufacture, technical writing and project management for leading cell and gene therapy companies and academic labs.
VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE
Responsible for all Finance functions as well as contract negotiations. Prior to DHC, she spent 14 years in Finance and Business Management functions at Fortune 500 companies.
Responsible for event planning, equipment/merchandise ordering, AP processing, and consultant utilization reporting. Prior to Dark Horse, held Executive Assistant roles at a range of companies in the software, retail, and health services industries.
BUSINESS OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
Responsible for maintaining databases and pipeline structure, administering inter-company contracts, acting as point of contact for corporate interactions, and shadowing in business development. Started at Dark Horse as Administration Coordinator to the CEO.
Responsible for scheduling meetings, travel, onboarding, conferences, and other events as well as providing C-suite support. Previous experience includes five years of research coordination and assistance in the finance sector as well as ~four years as water polo assistant coach at Harvard University.