Dr Alison Fielding, Chief Technology Officer, IP Group Plc
Alison co-founded Techtran Group Limited and was the Chief Operating Officer of Techtran when it was acquired by IP Group in January 2005. Previously, she spent five years at McKinsey & Co where she consulted primarily to the pharmaceutical and health care sectors. Prior to McKinsey, Alison spent four years as a development chemist for Zeneca, performing technical roles in the speciality chemicals and agrochemicals divisions. Alison holds an MBA from Manchester Business School, a Ph.D. in organic chemistry and a first class degree in chemistry from the University of Glasgow.