Sharon joined Edinburgh Napier University in March 2011 as the Business Development Executive for the Institute for Informatics & Digital Innovation (IIDI). Based at Edinburgh Napier’s Merchiston campus, she is responsible for university-business engagement within IIDI.
After graduating, Sharon began her career as a research scientist for an Oxford University spin out company. Sharon has extensive experience of working in the science sector and joins Edinburgh Napier University from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council where she was a portfolio manager for their ICT programme.
Sharon’s educational background includes obtaining an M.Sci in Chemistry from the University of Glasgow, followed by a PhD in Catalysis and Solid State Chemistry from the same university.