Senior Account Executive
Ellie has a Masters degree in Science Communication as well as a Bachelors degree in Biology from the University of Sheffield, where she gained experience in science writing and public relations. During her time at university Ellie was twice elected President of the Biology Society, where she was responsible for organising large events and science workshops for students and the local community, using various communications channels including social media to publicise these events. As part of her Masters course she also created short videos to explain scientific concepts, one of which was used by the University of Sheffield on its social media platforms to promote its research into CRISPR gene editing.
After graduating, Ellie worked as a Corporate Communications Officer within the corporate communications department of an engineering company, creating content including weekly newsletters, organising events, and assisting with general business communications for its ocean outreach programme.