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James Charlton
James Charlton

James Charlton

Manager, EHS

Facilities and Engineering

James is a seasoned Environment, Health, & Safety Professional with over 35 years of experience spanning corporate leadership, implementing practical best practices, and developing staff & cross functional teams. The result was a self-sustaining safety culture and regulatory compliance, while eliminating injuries.

Prior to ElevateBio/Life Edit, James gained EHS best practices from a career with a diverse industry background including companies such as Amazon, Savannah River Nuclear, Amgen, Manus Bio, and Monsanto.  

James holds a MS in Engineering from West Virginia University and a BS in Safety Engineering from Fairmont State University.  He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), and a Special Government Employee with OSHA (SGE).

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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.

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