My role involves providing guidance in legal negotiation on behalf of GALVmed in order to establish partnerships and collaborations in support of business need. I also manage the process of contractual engagement in compliance with applicable local and international legislation and policies and work with external legal counsel where necessary.
I manage the Contracts and Intellectual Assets unit. My role also involves developing, reviewing and overseeing the implementation of legal-related policies including Intellectual Asset Management and Access and Benefit Sharing as well as managing a portfolio of Contracts.
Qualified as a Solicitor in Scotland in 2010. I later completed a Masters (LLM) in Oil and Gas Law in 2014 with Distinction. I have worked in both the Public (Solicitor for Aberdeen City Council and as a Contracts Manager for the Facilities and Infrastructure Directorate, NHS Grampian, Scotland) and latterly in the Private Sector (Contracts & IP Manager) – IKM Testing UK Ltd, Aberdeen.
Lover of fine food and drinks, cooking and trying new restaurants. I enjoy travelling, getting outside, and different sports like golf and squash. I love quiz games and I have appeared on five TV game shows.