Archives: OW Spotlights

Christopher Woelk

19 April 2021

What is your speciality and how is the present Covid-19 pandemic affecting your normal working routine? I am currently Head of Systems Biology at an Exploratory Science Center belonging to MSD (Merck Sharp and Dohme), a large pharmaceutical company. My specialty is using computational biology to analyse the rich data that we can now generate […]

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Will Maunder Taylor

15 April 2021

What inspired you to work in AI? It’s a fast moving space similar to Cyber, MedTech and FinTech and you can feel the momentum as well as the constantly changing landscape. One is beginning to see meaningful applications helping solve problems rather than just experimentation, from helping detect cancer with large global medical data bases, help […]

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Tom MacKinnon

15 April 2021

Tell us about yourself – just a few sentences to introduce yourself. Since leaving Wellington (Ly 2012), I studied medicine at Imperial College and am currently a junior doctor working in a London hospital. I have a particular interest in surgery, and am due to start my specialty training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in […]

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Sharon Yip

15 April 2021

Tell us a bit about yourself I was born and raised in Hong Kong. I joined Apsley in 2012 when I first came to the UK, went onto study medicine at St Peter’s College at Oxford and completed my clinical studies at University College London. What inspired you to work in medicine? About the time […]

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Sasha Feachem

15 April 2021

Tell us about yourself – just a few sentences to introduce yourself. Hello, I’m Sasha,(officially Alexandra ) Feachem.  I was an Apsely girl from 1989 – 1991  and  I’ve worked as a science producer for more than 20 years, most of which I’ve spent at the BBC.  I’m also the  producer and co-creator of BBC […]

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Sabi Hippolyte

15 April 2021

Tell us about yourself – just a few sentences to introduce yourself.  I am a respiratory consultant working in Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust with a subspecialty interest in respiratory failure and ventilation. I completed my pre-clinical medical school at Cambridge University, my clinical years at GKT (now King’s College, London) and have just […]

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Rachel Parish

15 April 2021

Tell us about yourself – just a few sentences to introduce yourself I’m an emergency medicine and paediatric emergency medicine consultant at Frimley Park Hospital. I spend half my time working in the paediatric emergency department and half in the adult ED. In some of the time spent not at work I shoot clay targets! […]

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Charles Durrant

15 April 2021

My name is Charles Durrant. I am a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon living and working in Portsmouth on the South Coast. I am married with three kids and believe in the importance of maintaining a healthy work/life balance. I wanted to study medicine since I was about 8 years old. When people asked me […]

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Tom Wharton

15 February 2017

After leaving College, Tom Wharton read Music at Newcastle University before working in media sales for a number of years. After turning his energies to running Summer Camps, bringing foreign children to England during the summer holidays to learn English and experience English culture, he joined a small tailors based in London. Initially brought on […]

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Chevy Beh

15 September 2016

Dato’ Chevy Beh graduated from University of Virginia, US in 2007 with a double major in Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Economics and East Asian Studies. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA). Upon graduation, he started his career in investment banking as an associate with Dominick & Dominick LLC, New York, and subsequently […]

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Katerina Vittozzi

15 August 2016

Katerina Vittozzi is an award-winning freelance video journalist and foreign correspondent. Since 2013, Katerina has been based in Accra, Ghana. From there, she travels extensively across the continent and has covered some of Africa’s biggest news stories. Katerina’s coverage of West Africa’s Ebola epidemic was dubbed ‘a masterclass in storytelling’ by judges in 2015’s One […]

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Claudia Lambeth

15 July 2016

Founded in 2012, Luna Mae London empowers women by offering exquisite British lingerie and loungewear collections which are accompanied by an impeccable service, creating an unforgettable lingerie experience. After developing exceptionally high standards of quality and working with dedicated seamstresses in England, Luna Mae London was launched by appointment-only. Since its launch, the brand has […]

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Taj Bedi

15 June 2016

I am 25 years old, born in the UK, but lived in Kenya my whole life. I graduated from Wellington College in 2009 and went to study Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Manchester. After graduating from the University of Manchester in 2012, I immediately did my masters at the University of Warwick […]

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Rick Findler

15 May 2016

Rick Findler is an award-winning photojournalist who has covered some of the most dangerous news stories of the last ten years. His work has taken him to Libya in 2011 to document the Libyan civil war, he saw the rise and fall of ISIS in Syria across 2012-2017 and is currently stuck in the UK […]

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Alex Ziff

25 April 2016

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? Be positive about your product or service and why it is the best, not why someone else is not as good as yours. What is it about marketing that most interests you? It allows you to be creative and free in your thinking. You always […]

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Robert Rowland

15 April 2016

Following a degree in Molecular Genetics and Gene Cloning, Robert entered the world of business. Heading up business development for a newly formed drinks and events consultancy company (www. sweetandchilli.com) for 4 years he then left to pursue his own ventures at which point he teamed up with Hilary to form Boom Cycle. Boom Cycle […]

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