Dr Nicola Platt

Dr Nicola Platt

Dr Nicola Platt, Policy Advisor at Royal Academy of Engineering

Nicola is a Policy Advisor at the Royal Academy of Engineering. She has been providing secretariat for the Academy’s work on systems in healthcare over the last four months, resulting in the publication of the Engineering better care report in September. She also leads the Academy’s policy work in relation to biomedical engineering topics.

Prior to joining the Academy Nicola worked as a Science Policy Manager at the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, where she led the Association’s work on preclinical discovery and development policy.

Nicola has a DPhil in neuroscience from the University of Oxford, and worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Geneva before moving into science and engineering policy.