Our Team

Stacey Ma, PhD

Head of Technical Operations

Stacey is the Executive Vice President and Head of Technical Operations at Sana Biotechnology. In this role, she oversees process, pharmaceutical and analytical development, supply chain, quality, CMC regulatory, CMC portfolio, and global manufacturing operations.

Prior to joining Sana, Stacey was the Global Head of Innovation, Manufacturing Science and Technology in Genentech/Roche’s Pharma Technical Operations, responsible for driving technology and innovation in the manufacturing and testing network for all pharma products. Over her 23-year career there, she held various leadership roles within the company in diverse areas such as analytical development, pharmaceutical development, quality, technical product management, and supply chain.

Stacey is an internationally recognized expert in analytical sciences for biopharmaceuticals. She is an American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) fellow and has co-chaired many international scientific conferences and workshops related to CMC development strategies, including several co-sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, European Medicines Agency and Chinese Food and Drug Administration.

Stacey has a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota and a PhD in chemical engineering from Yale University.