Isabel is an experienced business development and marketing professional, working at Director-level. She is currently the Commercial Director of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She has been a Managing Director of corporate partnerships in London and in Cambridge, and spent many years on professional development, continuing training and executive education, following a career as a Lecturer in History in Cambridge (at Wolfson and then Clare College). She specializes on not-for-profit organizations (charities, charitable intent organizations, Royal Charter, local authority and Universities) seeking to grow their business through fundraising, partnerships and commercial activities. She has worked internationally and trans-nationally, her remit extending into policy-making as well as external affairs, comms and sales. She has a keen eye for marketing intangibles and managing relationships effectively. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts and of the Chartered Management Institute. Isabel has two PhDs in French history and moral/political philosophy, and enjoys travelling (especially to warm, sunny places). Outside of work, she is a deputy chair and trustee at Tuberous Sclerosis Association, a trustee of the British Lung Foundation and an advisor to the Board of Trustees of the Cambridge Technology Museum.