Michele Porreca, M.B.A


Chief People Officer

Michele Porreca, M.B.A., joined Prelude Therapeutics in June 2021 to serve in the newly created position of Chief People Officer where she will lead all aspects of the Company‚Äôs human resources management, including, talent management and strategy, organizational effectiveness, total rewards, culture, inclusion, and employee communications. Ms. Porreca brings more than 20 years of experience in human resources with over a decade of specialized experience in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical sector. Most recently, she served as CHRO at Nabriva Therapeutics, where she led the human resources function during its transition from a clinical stage to commercial stage infectious disease organization. Prior to Nabriva, she served as the Vice President, Human Resources at Synergy Pharmaceuticals during the launch of its first specialty product. In addition, Ms. Porreca was a member of the HR leadership team at Shire Pharmaceuticals during a six-year span of rapid growth and partnered with global leaders across rare disease and specialty pharma lines of business as well corporate functions. In addition to her time in life sciences, Ms. Porreca held HR leadership roles in both the medical and tech industries. Ms. Porreca earned a B.A from Ursinus College and an M.B.A from Drexel University.