- worked as Business Group Director for the Rowland Company (London based public affairs consultancy with the European Commission, companies in the chemical, pharmaceutical, financial and consumer products sectors as clients).
- formerly head of international media relations for Rhone Poulenc in Paris and prior to that Public Relations Manager for Rhone Poulenc in the UK.
- on the Boards of EuropaBio, the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) and the Coalition for Medical Progress (CMP),
- Member of the London Stock Exchange Technology Advisory Group.
- Member of the Ministerial Industry Strategy Group,Long Term Leadership Strategy, Working Group on Partnership.
- Member of The Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to science.
- Europabio Board