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Emily Smyth
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Emily Smyth

 Engagement Manager

Emily joined RIG in 2021 as a member of the AgBio team. She supports IP-rich companies on their early-stage commercialisation journeys by developing market and commercial strategies. Prior to joining RIG, she worked as an analytical chemist in the pharmaceutical industry and volunteered on peatland restoration projects.

Emily holds a BSc in Biochemistry from Bristol University and was awarded a distinction in MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases at LSHTM. She specialised in vaccine design and wrote her thesis on the epidemiology of dengue fever in the Philippines.

Outside of work, she loves to travel and continues her life aim to visit as many countries as she is years old. She is also a keen baker and England rugby fan.