Marina is part of Mercia’s VCT investment team and is involved in identifying new investment opportunities, completing transactions and supporting Mercia’s portfolio companies.
Marina joined Mercia in February 2022. Before then, she worked at Oxford University Innovation, where she helped create spinouts, raised investment for these companies and supported them through Board roles. After 8 years in the world of science and tech transfer, Marina has experience in commercialising technologies from various disciplines such as biotech, renewable fuels, energy storage, materials, software, and drug development, among others. She holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham.