Faraz Siddiqui
Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Operations

Mr. Siddiqui joined us in 2023 and serves as our Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Operations. Mr. Siddiqui has over 25 years of experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry with extensive expertise in manufacturing strategy and operations, CMC development and cross-functional leadership. He joins us most recently from Instil Bio where he was the Vice President, Process Development and Manufacturing operations in the US and UK for a TIL therapy targeting multiple solid tumors. He established and led the global process development and manufacturing operations which included CMC strategy, development, transfers and filings to multiple Health Authorities. He also spent 3 years at Kite Pharma as Senior Director of Technology Excellence within Process Development, where he was responsible for technology transfers, technology development and process development business operations. Prior to that, he spent 19 years at Roche/Genentech in various roles of increasing responsibilities in internal and external manufacturing as well as leading global biologics technology transfers across the Roche network. Mr. Siddiqui has a B.S. in Biochemistry from UC Davis and an M.B.A from St. Mary’s College of California.