Alexandra has a background in business strategy and specialises in innovation commercialisation and stakeholder management. She leads Oxentia’s knowledge exchange and commercialisation services.
Alexandra joined Oxentia in 2013 as a Managing Consultant supporting universities, government agencies and industry, in the UK and globally, building capability and capacity in the KEC ecosystem.
Much of Alexandra’s work is for universities and government agencies in the UK and globally. Recent projects include commercialisation support (IP policy development, commercialisation and innovation management to maximise impact) for Cranfield University, the University of Westminster and the Open University; undertaking IP portfolio reviews in the Middle East, Latin America and Europe and delivering innovation frameworks for government agencies.
Alexandra is passionate about supporting and mentoring innovators and KEC professionals in exploitation strategies, entrepreneurship and innovation management. She builds relationships and partnerships with organisations to evaluate, design and implement KEC programmes and processes, through Oxentia’s process of review including benchmarking studies, best practice reviews and innovation reviews.
Outside of Oxentia Alexandra is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry Applied Materials Chemistry group focused on raising awareness of how we use chemistry in our daily lives and the impact it has.
- Knowledge exchange and commercialisation
- Innovation networks
- Management of long-term partnerships with research institutions
- Development of innovation and IP frameworks
- Delivery of training in innovation management and engagement with researchers
- Strategic planning and business case development for new venture creation
- IP portfolio assessment and evaluation
- IP policy oversight
- Master of Science and Technology Commercialisation (MSTC), University of Adelaide, Australia, 2006
- PhD, Chemistry, Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, UK, 1995-1998
- BSc (1st Class Hons) Chemistry, Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, UK, 1992-1995