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Women in Biotech Networking Evening - London

Join us in London this June to celebrate the 10th year of Women in Biotech. Women from across the sector are invited to enjoy an evening of networking, canapes and a thought provoking talk from guest speakers Professor Jackie Hunter and Maxine Mackintosh.

Professor Jackie Hunter CBE PhD HonDSc FMedSci FBPharmacolS FRSB is the Chief Executive Officer of Benevolent Bio. Benevolent Bio unites traditional pharmaceutical development methodology with Artificial Intelligence to augment the research capabilities of its drug scientists so that they can gain new insights to increase the efficiency of medicines development. 

Jackie has over thirty years of experience in the bioscience research sector, working across academia and industry including leading neurology and gastrointestinal drug discovery and early clinical development for GlaxoSmithKline.  She founded OI Pharma Partners in 2010 to support the life science sector in harnessing the power of open innovation and most recently was Chief Executive of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. 

Jackie also holds a personal chair from St George's Hospital Medical School, which was awarded in recognition of her contribution to bioscience research. In 2010 she was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for Services to the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Maxine Mackintosh is the founding Director of One HealthTech – a network which champions and supports underrepresented groups in health innovation, particularly women, to be the future leaders in healthcare. She does this alongside a data science PhD in London where she is mining medical records for new predictors of dementia.

Maxine's professional work has led her to the Royal Society, Roche, L’Oreal, Department for International Development, and NHS England. She is a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum, Fellow of the Digital Health Forum and an Associate Vice Chair for the British Computer Society (Health). She is a digital health fanatic and continues to report and consult on medical innovation in the UK, central Europe and America.  

Register today to hear from these impressive women in biotech and their career journeys.

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     Professor Jackie Hunter               Maxine Mackintosh

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