Pharmaceutical industry scientist providing advice on pharmaceutical R&D and business development. Consulting on early stage opportunities from universities, foundations, startups/biotechs. External innovation specialist at Sanofi in age-related disorders: in-licensing and external collaborative networks with academia and biotechnology. Scouting and evaluation roles through due diligence and deal-making. Neuroscientist with broad pharma R&D experience in neuropsychiatric disease, translational science: taking discoveries in the lab into clinical studies and therapies for patients. Managed project portfolio as member of CNS Board. Led multi-disciplinary teams responsible for selecting compounds entering development (>10 development candidates entering preclinical development; 3 to Phase III, 2 to market).