Bio

Vera started as the Head of Skills at the Turing in July 2022 and is part of the Academic Engagement department.

Prior to joining the Turing, Vera has worked at EMBL-EBI and the University of Cambridge, where she led a team to provide training and career development opportunities (and sometimes outreach/dissemination) for different scientific communities. She specialised in training needs analysis and creating competency-based training programmes, which led to the development of the EMBL-EBI Competency Hub. She has a PhD in plant developmental genetics and an MBA in management of research infrastructures.