Management Team

Pioneers in the Field of Infectious Disease Treatment

Spero team members are pioneers and emerging leaders in the anti-infective field. Spero professionals share our company’s ambitious focus on addressing unmet needs in infectious disease helping to find solutions to treat patients who suffer from these infections. Get to know our team of experts in the treatment of infectious disease.

  • Ankit Mahadevia, MD

    President and CEO

  • Thomas Parr, PhD

    Chief Scientific Officer

  • Cristina Larkin

    Chief Operating Officer

  • David Melnick, MD

    Chief Medical Officer

  • Stephen J. DiPalma

    Chief Financial Officer (Interim)

  • Timothy Keutzer

    Chief Development Officer

  • Troy Lister, PhD

    Vice President of Research

  • Michael Pucci, PhD

    Executive Director – Early Drug Discovery

  • Melissa Stundick, PhD

    Executive Director of Strategic Alliances

  • Ian A. Critchley, PhD

    Head of Clinical Microbiology

  • Susannah Walpole, PhD

    Head of Clinical Operations

  • Jay Blackington

    Head of People Strategy and Culture

  • Angela Talley, MD

    Vice President of Clinical Development

  • Terese Hoekstra

    Vice President of Market Access

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