Jackie Donovan

SVP, Head of People

Jackie Donovan brings a unique blend of R&D and HR experience, allowing her to drive and evolve the LifeMine talent strategy with its pipeline strategy to scale to the clinic and beyond.

Jackie joined LifeMine from Alexion Pharmaceuticals, where she served as Vice President and Head of People Operations and oversaw the HR Strategy as well as all HR Operations functions globally. During her time in this role, Jackie worked to create and deliver Alexion’s Employee Experience focused HR strategy and focused on creating an unparalleled employee and customer experience in Rare Disease. Prior to that, Jackie held a variety of HR and R&D leadership and strategy roles at Alexion, Baxalta, Shire and Pfizer where she built high performing teams, created effective scientific governance, and drove effective workforce planning for programs from Proof of Concept to regulatory approval and commercialization.

Jackie holds a BA from Brown University and is currently enrolled in the CHRO program at Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.