Board of Directors

David Blackett

David Blackett, MM (Treasurer)

Vice President of Marketing and Strategy
PerkinElmer ViaCord
Waltham, Massachusetts
2014-2022
jaap jan boelens

Jaap Jan Boelens, MD, PhD

Chief of Service, Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapies
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
2016-2021
Haywood Brown

Haywood Brown, MD

Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina
2014-2022
Calvin Cole

Calvin Cole

Managing Partner
CTH BioSourcing
Austin, Texas
2016-2022
Colleen Delaney

Colleen Delaney, MD, MSc (Vice President)

Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Deverra Therapeutics
Seattle, Washington
2014-2021
Marcie Finney

Marcie Finney, MS, MBA

Executive Director
Cleveland Cord Blood Center
Cleveland, Ohio
2020-2024
Richard D. Jennings

Richard D. Jennings, MBA

Chief Executive Officer
California Cryobank Life Sciences
Los Angeles, California
2019-2021
Wolfgang Knirsch, PhD

Wolfgang Knirsch, PhD

Chief Executive Officer
Vita 34 AG
Leipzig, Germany
2018-2023
Gesine Koegler

Gesine Koegler, PhD (Secretary)

Jose Carreras Cord Blood Bank and GMP Facility Director
University of Duesseldorf Medical Center
Duesseldorf, Germany
2014-2021
Joanne Kurtzberg

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD (President)

Director
Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
Durham, North Carolina
2014-2021
Charles Lu

Charles Lu, MBA

Chief Commercial Officer
Mononuclear Therapeutics Ltd.
Hong Kong
2019-2023
Aby J. Mathew

Aby J. Mathew, PhD

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
BioLife Solutions, Inc.
Bothell, Washington
2014-2022
Beth H. Shaz

Beth H. Shaz, MD

Deputy Director
Marcus Center for Cellular Cures
Durham, North Carolina
2014-2022
John E Wagner, Jr., MD

John E. Wagner, Jr., MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2018-2023
Jonas Wang

Jonas C. Wang, PhD

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
StemCyte
Baldwin Park, California
2020-2024

Jeffrey Wilson

Jeffrey Wilson

Assistant Director of Operations
MD Anderson Cord Blood Bank
Houston, Texas
2018-2023

Robert Wynn

Robert Wynn, MB, BChir, MD, MRCP, FRCPath

Professor, Department of Pediatric BMT
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Manchester, United Kingdom
2020-2024