Independent Director

Maya Said has been an independent Director of Transgene since 2017. She brings more than 15 years of international experience in the healthcare industry. Previously, she was Vice-President, Senior Global Head of Oncology Policy and Market Access at Novartis, and Vice President, Head of Strategy, Science Policy & External Innovation, Global R&D at Sanofi. Her career started within the HealthCare and Strategy practice of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Maya has a PhD in Computer Science & Systems Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as well as two Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and in Biology. She has also studied finance and healthcare organizational systems at the Harvard Business School. Maya is the author of more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Committees: Chairwoman of the Compensation Committee, member of the Strategy Committee and Clinical Development Committee