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our Leadership

Derek Adams, Ph.D.

Chief Technology & Manufacturing Officer

Flying is in my genes – I’m a pilot!

Chip Baird

Chief Financial Officer

I’ve run 11 marathons (so far) including Boston 2019!

Jason F. Cole, Esq.

Chief Operating & Legal Officer

I play the ukulele. It’s not that hard – if I can do it, uke can do it!

Alison Conlon

VP, Portfolio & Program Management

My family and I are infatuated with our Whippets. Whippet good.

David Davidson, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

I've performed CPR on a Nobel Laureate.

Alison Finger

Chief Commercial Officer

It might be strange that as a bird, I have a fear of heights. Despite that, I love hiking mountains!

Gary Fortin, Ph.D.

Vice President & Franchise Head for Severe Genetic Diseases

I’m a travel fanatic: I’ve visited 44 countries in 44 years.

Philip D. Gregory, D. Phil.

Chief Scientific Officer

I’m a Blackburn Rovers superfan. Arte et Labore!

Nicola Heffron

Head of Europe

I tried flying (well paragliding) in the French Alps last winter and LOVED it! I now have an extra life goal which is to get qualified to paraglide from the mountain I live on in Switzerland.

Nick Leschly

Chief Bluebird

I firmly believe that bald is beautiful despite what my five daughters may think!

Andrew Obenshain

Chief of Wings

Don’t be so sure that’s me in the pic - I have an identical twin!

Joanne Smith-Farrell, Ph.D.

Chief Business Officer

I was born without a sense of direction! It’s been the source of some of my greatest adventures – try getting lost while traveling sometime & you’ll see!

Kathy Wilkinson

Chief People Officer

It’s a good thing I’m the resident bluebird bio photographer – I hate having my picture taken!

Board of Directors

Daniel S. Lynch

Chairman - Independent

John O. Agwunobi, M.D.

Herbalife Nutrition Institute

Wendy L. Dixon, Ph.D.

Formerly of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Nick Leschly

Chief Bluebird

Douglas A. Melton, Ph.D.

Harvard University

David P. Schenkein, M.D.

Chairman - Google Ventures

William R. Sellers, M.D.

Core Institute Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Mark Vachon

Formerly of Change Healthcare Holdings, Inc.

Denice Torres

Formerly of Johnson & Johnson