Heidy King-Jones, J.D., LL.M., is Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. Ms. King-Jones most recently served as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Provention Bio, Inc., where she led through various financings, the approval of Tzield®, the company’s successful transition from clinical-stage to commercial-stage as well as its acquisition by Sanofi in April 2023. Prior to her leadership role at Provention Bio, she was a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Axcella Health Inc. where she was responsible for Axcella’s corporate legal function and strategy. From 2013 to 2018, she held positions of increasing responsibility in the legal department at Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., including overseeing all Corporate Law matters as Senior Director, Corporate Law. While at Sarepta, she served as a member of the company’s commercial readiness working group and was responsible for the development of the compliance program, contract and other legal work for the launch of its first product, Exondys 51®. Ms. King-Jones began her legal career in the Securities & Public Companies Practice Group at Ropes & Gray LLP, where she represented private and publicly traded companies in the pharmaceutical, utility, and technology industries. She holds a J.D. and LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Cornell Law School, and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.