Managing Partner, Life Sciences Advisory
Saira Ramasastry is managing partner of Life Sciences Advisory. She previously helped found Merrill Lynch’s life sciences franchise and was responsible for emerging biotech coverage there for a decade. Prior to that, she handled M&A at Wasserstein Perella. Ramasastry serves on the Michael J. Fox Foundation’s industry advisory board, as head of business and sustainability for the European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia consortium, and as special advisor for G8 health initiatives. Recognized as a Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40 and a top global life sciences advisor by Worldwide Financial Advisor Awards and Corporate LiveWire, she is a Health Innovators Fellow of the Aspen Institute.