Mentoring Experience

  • Northeastern University, USA (12/2020 – Present): Entrepreneurship Mentor at McCarthy’s Venture Mentoring Network and Bouvé College of Health Sciences
  • Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK

10–11/2020: Mentor at the Biotech and Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend 2020. Mentored aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators on how to develop their biotech / healthcare business ideas

o7/2020: Mentor as a life sciences industry expert at Cambridge University Ignite Program, an intensive, one-week training program for aspiring entrepreneurs / corporate innovators to trial and prepare business ideas for the commercial environment

o5–6/2019: Mentor for aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators developing biotech / healthcare business ideas at the Biotech and Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend, organized by The Entrepreneurship Centre at the Judge Business School

o5–7/2015: Cambridge University Accelerate Program: received entrepreneurship training, regular coaching and mentoring as part of a new start-up venture in the cancer therapy space (Healark)

o7/2014: Cambridge University Ignite Program: developed a business plan for an innovative healthcare idea. The plan was presented to an investor panel: ‘’the panel found you to be convincing and there was passion for the idea. They thought that you were engaging, confident and enthusiastic.’’

o10–12/2013: Cambridge University i-Teams Program: conducted healthcare market analysis for commercializing a clinical innovative product for fitness assessments

  • Venture University, USA (6–8/2020): The world’s leading investor accelerator for venture capital, private equity, and angel investing which includes a VC/PE Investment Apprenticeship at VU Venture Partners, a VC/PE Masterclass, and Advanced Industry Modules. A highly competitive 3-month program (~0.5% accepted)
  • St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge, UK (5/2020 – Present): Careers Coach, providing advice to help shape the careers of students in healthcare and life sciences
  • MassChallenge Boston, USA (1/2020 – Present): Community Expert (Mentor / Judge) at the 2020/21 HealthTech Cohort, aiming to strengthen the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential startups
  • MIT Enterprise Forum, USA (1/2020 – Present): Mentor at the MITEF Cambridge, a global organization with local chapters affiliated with MIT, and focused on the success of early-stage technology entrepreneurs
  • GapSummit 2019 & 2020Mentor of teams developing business proposals for a bio-innovation competition (Voices of Tomorrow – VoT), part of GapSummit – a premier, global, intergenerational biotechnology summit

o1–10/2020: University of Cambridge, UK – healthcare financing insurtech innovation, designed to solve Nigeria’s healthcare insurance problems by helping people accumulate money ‘unconsciously’ – 1st Prize Winner of the GapSummit 2020 Voices of Tomorrow Competition

o3–6/2019: Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, USA – blood-brain barrier innovation in ‘‘Future of Neuroscience Therapeutics: The next 40 years of therapeutic options’’ field – competition finalist

  • Imperial College London, UK (5/2019 – 5/2020): Mentor at the Alumni Mentoring 2019/20 Scheme, mentoring an undergraduate student at the Department of Mechanical Engineering