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Hélène Svahnqvist, MBA
Hélène Svahnqvist, MBA

Hélène Svahnqvist, MBA

Vice President

Alliance Management

Hélène leads Alliance Management at Life Edit. She has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry and is a certified alliance executive with firsthand global experience driving and managing effective strategic partnerships with the goal of creating win-win solutions across the alliance portfolio. 

Prior to joining Life Edit, Hélène was Vice President, Head of Alliance Management at Karyopharm Therapeutics and prior to that she was Head of Alliance Management at AMAG Pharmaceuticals. Hélène has also worked as Director of Global Clinical Operations, and Customer Excellence at Biogen, and in different roles at Johnson & Johnson, and Novo Nordisk. 

Hélène graduated from the Lund University School of Economics and Management with an Executive MBA with a focus on International Management and Leadership. Her BS is in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing from the University of South Carolina. 

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Our Mission

To rewrite the future by curing disease, making any edit, anywhere.

Our Vision

To pave the way to faster, safer, gene editing therapeutics that cure disease and improve patient lives.

Our Values

We’re guided by curiosity, rigor, and integrity. We believe in discovery and unlimited potential. We care about science and the lives of patients.