Hope D’Oyley-Gay, JD Chief Legal Officer
Hope joins Orna with more than 25 years of legal experience, with the majority of her career spent in the healthcare industry, and deep knowledge of pharmaceutical, gene therapy and life sciences companies. Most recently, she was General Counsel at Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC), where she oversaw legal, IP and compliance. Before her tenure at AGTC, Hope served as General Counsel and Vice President of Administration at Spirovant Sciences, where she was a member of the company’s executive leadership team helping to develop strategy for, and lead operations of, the company. Hope also served as counsel at Reed Smith, LLC, representing biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in a variety of strategic collaborations, and as Executive-In-Residence at Militia Hill Ventures, supporting the building and growth of successful life sciences companies. Previously, she was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at GlaxoSmithKline, where she supported worldwide business development on numerous strategic collaborations, including licenses, divestments, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. Hope earned her J.D. at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and her B.S. in Economics from the University of Delaware.