Sofia joined EdRIP in 2009 and is an Investment Director in the Life Sciences team. Previously, Sofia was an Associate Consultant at the Life Sciences team of L.E.K. Consulting in London, and before that, she was a Research Scientist in the Drug Development department of Eyetech Pharmaceuticals, Inc, in Boston. At EdRIP, she is actively involved in new investment activities, as well as in the support of a number of portfolio companies. Sofia completed undergraduate studies at the University of Oxford in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (2000) and obtained a PhD in Cell Biology from the University of London (2004).