Heather King appointed as new CEO of AtoCap

We are delighted to welcome our new CEO, Heather King, to AtoCap. We look forward to working with her to harness her tremendous experience, expertise, energy and passion to lead AtoCap into a bright future.

Heather has over 30 years’ experience in the life sciences sector, leading and working with boards. She is Entrepreneur in Residence at the Institute of Cancer Research and holds an MBA from Durham University, along with a physiology degree.

Heather has extensive experience leading boards and senior management teams in therapeutic and medical device companies. Her background includes working in a number of university spinout companies, and she has also been part of the leadership team in several UK listed biotechnology companies.

With an initial background in clinical research, Heather has led a number of drug development programmes and has held roles in large pharmaceutical companies and international contract research organisations. She has also worked with a selection of companies, ranging from small private UK businesses to large global players, to help devise and implement their strategies. As a mentor for both academic and student company founders, and as Entrepreneur in Residence at the Institute of Cancer Research, she is passionate about translating science and technology into commercial products to improve patients’ lives. She is also committed to supporting the development and growth of female founders in the STEM arena.

A warm welcome to the team, Heather!

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