Licensing Manager within the Office of Corporate Partnership and Knowledge Exchange at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland and is responsible for negotiating Trinity’s IP Licence Agreements to established companies and to new Trinity spin-out companies.
Samantha Williams completed a B.Sc. in Medical Biochemistry at the University of Wales College, Cardiff and then a D.Phil. in Biochemistry at the University of Oxford. She then joined industry taking up a research scientist position within Unilever Research in Bedfordshire, UK for four years.
She joined the Medical Research Council’s Technology Transfer Group in London as a Technology Transfer Manager in 1998 and has since remained in the area of technology transfer, with over 20 years’ experience in both the UK and Ireland, in the successful transfer of intellectual property from the academic sector to industry.
As well as her role at Trinity, Samantha is also Chair of the Licensing Executives Society Ireland Chapter, and a member of the Council of the Licensing Executives Society, Britain and Ireland.