Lunch fireside chat with
12:30 – 13:30
Partner, Life Sciences
Claire joined Oxford Science Enterprises in September 2020 as a Life Sciences Investment Principal and is on secondment from Biocity, a Life Science incubator network. At Biocity, Claire is an Investment Director and was responsible for the deployment of the Alderley Park Venture Fund, a seed fund developed with AstraZeneca.
She has had a varied career across the BioPharmaceutical industry from R&D strategy, licensing, business development and corporate investment, in the UK and US. Notable experience includes roles at UCB Group, Sanofi-Genzyme and AstraZeneca across a diverse range of therapy areas and modalities. Claire serves on the board of a number of Life Science companies, the Enterprise Advisory Board of the University of Liverpool and acts as an advisor for Innovate-UK.
Claire received her BSc in Physiology and PhD in Pharmacology in Glasgow. She also holds an MBA focused on entrepreneurship as well as certificates in Investment Management (IMC) and Company Board Direction.