Maria is a Pharma executive with a solid scientific background and more than 25-years of experience in drug development, with roles of increasing responsibility at Novartis and Roche. She has been exposed to the entire drug development value chain, with focus on translational research and early clinical development. Maria has also a solid track record in business development and management of strategic collaborations.
“Working for Cellestia allows me to combine two of my passions: being close to ground-breaking science and developing new treatments that bear the potential to be true game-changers in patients’ lives. Nothing can be more rewarding.”
Maria holds an MD and a PhD from Valencia University (Spain) and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management by the George Washington University; School of Business and Public Management.
She currently serves as Cellestia’s Chief Development Officer.