Isabel is a lawyer with over 30 years’ experience of advising a variety of businesses – from SMEs through to global PLCs in the technology and healthcare/life science areas. Starting her career at Hogan Lovells, she went on to become head of the technology group at a leading UK law firm, specialising in intellectual property. Now a NED on the board of three different tech companies Isabel therefore has a wide range of board experience in corporate governance and strategic matters as well as operational issues such as HR, business development, budgeting and training. Isabel enjoys working with growing companies on strategy and commercial issues. She is currently a mentor for start-ups on the Pitch@Palace programme and also advises other high growth companies. Isabel has a particular interest in health, education and service sector businesses and enjoys the world of social media, marketing and PR.