Team Member

Ostra Jewell


Ms Jewell has served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, since September 2022.

Ms Jewell has more than 25 years of HR experience. Prior to joining Verona Pharma, she served as Vice President, Human Resources at G1 Therapeutics where she built the human resources infrastructure to successfully support the company’s first commercial launch. Ms Jewell held a similar position at Dova Pharmaceuticals, where she also served through the company’s first commercial launch. In addition to her HR experience in small pharma, Ms Jewell brings biopharmaceutical experience from her time working at Gilead Sciences.

Ms Jewell received her BA from Indiana University Bloomington with a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice, and her MBA from George Mason University, with a concentration in HR and International Management.