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Chris Carolan

Senior Director, Contracts Management

Chris joined Flagship Pioneering in 2019 and oversees the contracts management function at Flagship. In this centralized role, Chris brings strategic and operational insights into the preparation, negotiation (legal and financial), and execution of agreements in support of Flagship and its portfolio of companies, research, development and commercial endeavors.

Over the past 16+ years, Chris has held similar positions, each of increasing responsibility with Cambridge, Mass-based biotechnology companies Wave Life Sciences (WVE), Momenta Pharmaceuticals (MNTA) and Biogen (BIIB), including an eight-year expat assignment at Biogen’s affiliate in the United Kingdom.

Chris received his BS in Business Administration with minors in International Business and Marketing from Saint Michael’s College (Colchester, Vermont) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) certification and training through The University of Vermont (Burlington, Vermont). Additionally, Chris attended University College Dublin’s Quinn School of Business (Dublin, Ireland) and Boston University’s Dublin Internship program through Dublin City University (Dublin, Ireland).