I am a Senior Lecturer in Applied Social Sciences at the University of Winchester. Previously, I worked as a Lecturer at the University of East Anglia and as a RCUK Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge.
Trained in genetics and genomics, I worked extensively researching patterns of variation in indigenous populations, particularly in Southeast Asia and South America. This research gave me a first-hand experience of the indefensible global inequalities between societies in the Global North and Global South, in particular with regards to access to health and scientific innovations. I became interested in the social and ethical dimensions of research and the role of science in development. My current research focus on issues of exploitation, research collaborations, capacity building in developing countries, genomics and global health in general.