Summer is a Business Development Director, with experience in business consultancy and public sector strategy. Prior to joining PharmaVentures, she took part in developing the governmental growth plan for New Zealand’s start-up ecosystem. Summer has also won and worked on numerous projects to solve technical, market, and supply chain related problems for technology businesses, and has experience in digital marketing.
Prior to embarking on her career, Summer played a pivotal role in fundraising for and expanding the operations of Chiasma - a premium student-led organisation – of which she is now a Board Member. Summer holds a Master of Biomedical Sciences (First Class Honours) from The University of Auckland, which studied the effects of the small molecule kinase inhibitor PR610 on melanoma.
Summer is a native English and Korean speaker.
Senior BD Director