Summary

Proven track record of delivering software solutions to support biologics research in a fast-paced environment.

Demonstrable approach to Agile project leadership, people management and mentoring skills.

Refined relationship-building skills and experience working collaboratively with vendors and stakeholders both nationally and internationally.


Professional Experience

Data Scientist - Medical Science & Computing, contractor at NIH/NIAID, 2017 - present

Provide high-level system development, administrative, IT project management and programmatic support to Scientific Review Program at NIAID within National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Currently developing natural language processing applications to support the scientific review program at the NIAID.

Informatics Scientist - MedImmune, Cambridge, UK and Gaithersburg, MD, 2003–2016

Increasing levels of technical and management responsibility of teams delivering software solutions to support biological research across MedImmune sites.  Primary interface between science units and IS function ensuring the needs of the business were understood and met.  Site lead for proprietary Java/Oracle based platform supporting biologics screenings analysis, clone tracking & management, and sequence analysis tools.


Education

MSc Software for Commerce & Industry - The Open University, UK (in progress)

Postgraduate Diploma in Software Development - The Open University, UK

Bachelor of Science, Applied Biology - University of Hertfordshire, UK