She has a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. Her thesis was focused on fluid-structure interaction simulations of cardiovascular problems and her work has been published in major scientific journals.
During her post-doc studies, she led a proof of concept project of a digital health startup. She managed and contributed to the development of risk assessment software for vascular surgeons. In 2017, she obtained a certificate of advanced studies in “Management of medtech, biotech and pharma ventures” from EPFL.
During her years at MTIP, before joining Takeda, she led a $20+m financing round in Oviva and led/supported the first and/or follow-on investment in other portfolio companies such as Coramaze, Blueprint Genetics, Tyto Care, Lumeon, and Cynerio. She served as a board member in Coramaze. She has been invited as a panelist and jury member at international healthtech startups conferences.
Outside work, she spends time reading books, playing, and singing with her daughter and husband. She trains her problem-solving skills in the bouldering gym and she is passionate about mountaineering.