Katie Ellias

Katie Ellias


Katie Ellias joined SAB's Board of Directors in November 2023, bringing more than twenty years of health care and investment experience to SAB.

Ms. Ellias serves as a Managing Director at the JDRF T1D Fund LLC, a venture philanthropy fund with approximately $200 million in assets, including an investment in SAB. Ms. Ellias joined the T1D Fund in 2018 where she has led a number of investments in companies developing T1D-oriented therapies. She has also served as a director on the board of several companies, including, DiogenX, Veralox Therapeutics, i2O Therapeutics, and Capillary Biomedical.

Ms. Ellias joined the T1D Fund from Endeavour Vision, a Geneva-based growth-stage venture fund. She was previously Principal at Sofinnova Partners, Paris, a leading early-stage life sciences fund. Ms. Ellias has also held commercial and business development roles with Medtronic and started her career at McKinsey & Company.

She holds an M.B.A. in Healthcare Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in International Relations and Political Science from Yale University.