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Neil Ebenezer

Medical Technologist Specialist

Department for International Trade (DIT)

Dr Ebenezer’s role at DIT includes developing and implementing the global strategy for medical technologies across inward investment and exports.

Neil has a broad scientific knowledge with a degree in Biotechnology from Dublin City University. He initially worked on plant biotechnology before obtaining a PhD from the Institute of Ophthalmology (UCL), working there for over 13 years on the genetics of ocular diseases.

Neil subsequently held various posts within the civil service, including; the Department of Health where he contributed to Blood Safety and Genetics policy; was the Head of New and Emerging Technologies at the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Head of Science and Innovation at the Department of Transport.

Neil was previously the Director of Research, Policy and Innovation at the charity Fight for Sight.

Other speakers in 2020

Bogi Eliassen

Denmark

Bogi Eliasen

Director of Health at the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies
Chair of the Danish UNESCO Bioethical Committee
Vladimir Danailov

Bulgaria

Vladimir Danailov

Executive Director, Member of the Management Board
Fund of Funds in Bulgaria (FMFIB)
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