Marella Thorell has more than 25 years of experience in finance and operations. Ms. Thorell joins Evelo from Centessa Pharmaceuticals, where she most recently served as Chief Accounting Officer and previously as Head of Finance. In this role, she led the establishment of Centessa’s finance operations, led its public company readiness activities in connection with its initial public offering and oversaw finance and accounting operations. Previously, Ms. Thorell served as Chief Financial Officer at Palladio Biosciences before its acquisition by Centessa, and, before that, Ms. Thorell spent over ten years at Realm Therapeutics in various roles of increasing responsibility, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Thorell serves as a board member of ESSA Pharma and chairperson of the board of Vallon Pharmaceuticals. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Lehigh University, magna cum laude.
Chief Financial Officer