Helen Stephenson-Ellis

Chief People Officer

Helen joined Oxford Biomedica in April 2018. She brings 20 years’ experience in senior Human Resources roles within the Biopharmaceutical sector, including a number of years in various HR Business Partnering roles in GSK.  Following AstraZeneca’s acquisition of MedImmune, she moved to Cambridge UK to head up HR for MedImmune’s site there, followed by a period as Global HR Director within AstraZeneca. Prior to joining Oxford Biomedica, she was Group Human Resources Director for Vernalis plc, leading HR across Vernalis’ UK and US sites. She holds a BA (Hons) degree from Northumbria University in the UK and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

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