Leanne Partington

Leanne has over 20 years’ experience developing therapeutics from bench to clinic. She has worked as a scientist to develop vaccines at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), GlaxoSmithKline on the development of small molecules and monoclonal antibodies and then the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult with focus on the translation of cell and gene therapies. Leanne then moved into project management at University College London (UCL), working with academics and clinicians at UCL to secure translational research grants for the development of biologics, cell therapy and medical device modalities and then managing these grants with particular focus on funder liaison and sub-contractor management. She gained her EngD in Biochemical Engineering from University College London and is an APM PMQ qualified project manager