Dr Nessa Carey

International Director PraxisUnico

Dr Nessa Carey is the International Director at PraxisUnico, the networking and training organisation which represents technology transfer officers.  Prior to taking on this role in 2014, she was a Senior Director at Pfizer, specialising in generating new collaborations with academia.  Nessa has 10 years experience in senior scientific roles in UK biotech companies, a career path she embarked on after leaving an academic position at Imperial College, where she is now a Visiting Professor.  Perhaps a little bizarrely, she is also a former forensic scientist and briefly trained as a vet.  Nessa has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and is the author of the popular science books The Epigenetics Revolution and Junk DNA: A Journey Through The Dark Matter Of The Human Genome.