Yan Wan

Head of Operations Strategy & External Liaison


Yan Wan serves as the Head of Operations, for Terns China Biotechnology. Yan has more than 13 years of experience in human resource management in both the automotive and life science industries. Before joining Terns, Yan worked as an Associate Director of Human Resources for Novartis. In this role, she worked across multiple departments leading talent acquisition and strategy. Prior to Novartis, Yan served as a human resource manager for a start-up team at Borgward, a member of the Beijing Auto Group, based in Stuttgart, Germany. Yan began her career as a human resource project manager in the automotive industry.

Yan Wan received a bachelor’s degree in both international economics and English from Wuhan University of Technology and a postgraduate diploma of integrated management from the University of Hong Kong.