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Welcoming Dr. Inga Deakin, the newest addition to our Partnership Group

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We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Inga Deakin to the Partnership Group.

Inga recently joined Draper Esprit as a Principal, to build and support the healthtech investment portfolio. Her experience includes 6 years at healthcare specialist VC, Touchstone/Imperial Innovations, where she invested in life science and digital health companies that emerged from top UK universities. Inga led investments, bringing in new and diverse syndicate investors, sat on the board of 5 companies, resulting in 2 acquisitions, while helping bring medical and life science products from research stage to market.

After working at VC Touchstone/Imperial Innovations, Inga spent 3 years in the United States, gaining international industry and healthcare experience, as Chief of Staff in a commercial stage genetic molecular diagnostics company, and most recently as Entrepreneur in Residence at Duke University.

Her scientific training includes a DPhil and MSc in Neuroscience from the University of Oxford, and a BA from the University of Cambridge.

"Inga will be a great addition to the Partnership Group. We look forward to benefitting from her wealth of knowledge in Healthtech and Lifesciences. Inga joins us as we continue to scale our model, allowing us to further strengthen our high-quality portfolio while delivering the best possible portfolio support.” - CEO, Martin Davis