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Justine Levin-Allerhand

Executive Partner, Origination and Corporate Development

Justine Levin-Allerhand, Ph.D., is Executive Partner, Origination and Corporate Development, at Flagship Pioneering. In this capacity, she works to advance strategic, scientific, and operational priorities that span the Flagship ecosystem.

Justine serves as Flagship’s Origination Lead, responsible for maximizing the impact of Flagship’s company origination teams and otherwise advancing early-stage company creation, working in close collaboration with the Pioneering Business Units and Flagship’s Chief Scientist. In addition, Justine leads Flagship’s corporate development activities, establishing and cultivating institutional partnerships to advance Flagship’s priorities. She oversees Flagship’s Enabling Technologies Initiative, which works with internal and external partners to create new technologies to accelerate the development of therapeutic breakthroughs, and the Flagship Fellowship, a summer program for innovative early-career scientists and entrepreneurs.

Justine joined Flagship in 2021 as Senior Partner. In this role she was responsible for cultivation and engagement with the boards of directors of 40+ Flagship companies, including developing, leading, and implementing best practices in board governance and board member recruitment, selection, and onboarding. She also worked to expand and foster new relationships and partnerships for Flagship including internationally.

A scientist by training, Justine has diverse experience in raising funds for basic science and biomedicine. Prior to joining Flagship, she was Executive Vice President of Development, Business, and External Relations at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard where she led efforts to develop and steward philanthropic and industry partnerships. In that role she also oversaw communications and government relations and was the clerk of the Board of Directors. Previously, Justine held several roles in fundraising at Yale University including Deputy Director for International Fundraising, Director of Science and Engineering Fundraising, and Development Officer in Corporate and Foundation Relations for the Yale School of Medicine. She was also Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Justine graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College with a B.A. in biology and received her Ph.D. in biology from Rockefeller University.