DPhil in Biochemistry at the University of Oxford
Member of UK Medical Research Council’s Technology Transfer Group
Samantha Williams completed a DPhil in Biochemistry at the University of Oxford and then worked as a research scientist Unilever Research in the UK. She joined the UK Medical Research Council’s Technology Transfer Group in 1998 and has since remained in the area of technology transfer, with over 20 years’ experience in both the UK and Ireland, in the successful transfer of intellectual property from the academic sector to industry. She is currently Licensing Manager at Trinity College Dublin, and is responsible for negotiating Trinity’s IP Licence Agreements to established companies and to new Trinity spin-out companies. She is also Chair of the LES Ireland Chapter, and a member of the Council for LES Britain & Ireland as well as Ambassador for Britain & Ireland in the Women in Licensing Alliance (WILA).