Benedicte completed her DPhil in life sciences at Curie Institute Paris working on neurotrophic receptors and neuronal differentiation. After a post-doctoral position at the University of California in San Francisco conducting research on adult neural stem cells and experimental models of demyelinating diseases, Benedicte co-founded a biomedical start-up dedicated to the development of innovative compounds in neurological diseases as their lead scientist. During that time, she was in charge of designing & managing scientific projects, including performance measurement, cost & risk management, as well as project strategy evaluation.
In 2011, Benedicte started her own consulting company helping Biotech companies plan and manage their preclinical studies in the Life Sciences field, as well as develop strategies to bring drug candidates to the clinical phases.
In 2013, she joined SATT IdfInnov a French government baked Technology Transfer Office in Paris, France. Benedicte worked as a Technology Transfer Manager in the Healthcare Department. She joined Oxford University Innovation, the Technology Transfer Office of the University of Oxford, in January 2017, as a Principal Licensing & Ventures Manager, where she assists Oxford researchers with IP protection, licensing & spinout formation, and liaising with technology seekers and investors.
Benedicte is an active member of the Project Management Institute and holds a PMP® certification.