Dr Charlotte Walden


Research and Business Development Manager

Charlotte supports LISCB from the Universities Research and Enterprise division ('RED') and joined the University in 2016. Her role is to support the LISCB Director and Core Executive in the development of their industry strategy, to develop and facilitate research partnerships between industry and LISCB academics and to support research grant planning and applications.

Previously, Charlotte was a research manager at Unilever for 8 years, first managing multi-partner academic collaborations on lipid and glucose metabolism, then applied neurobiology and cardiovascular research programmes to develop product claims and intellectual property. Before moving into industry research, Charlotte was at Oxford University where she gained her PhD in lipid biochemistry and conducted postdoctoral research in organelle biogenesis.