Elizabeth Torelio

Elizabeth Torrelio

Head of Program Management

Ms. Torrelio brings more than 20 years of industry experience in drug development and lifecycle strategy moving programs from pre-IND, FDA and EMA submissions to commercialization. She is recognized as a subject matter expert in project and program management and has led cross-functional teams in discovery, clinical development, commercialization and alliance management at Genentech, Gilead and Actelion (Johnson & Johnson). Prior to joining Ashvattha, She worked at Menlo Therapeutics, 89bio and Aridis Pharmaceuticals where she built a program management office, managed and mentored other project management professionals, developed processes and integrated development timelines to advance programs and identify key decision points. She has worked across diverse therapeutic areas and products in cardiovascular, growth hormone, oncology, dermatology, ophthalmology and infectious diseases. Ms. Torrelio holds a B.S. in Psychology from San Francisco State University, Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University and an MBA from Golden Gate University.