Lauren Friend

Associate, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Global Strategy Group

KPMG in the UK

Prior to joining the Healthcare and Life Sciences team at KPMG, Lauren worked in the Biotechnology industry as part of a team combining innovation in mobile technology with biomarker research to tackle issues in mental health diagnosis and treatment. In addition to her experience in digital health, Lauren has gained in-depth knowledge in the biological sciences, with particular focus in the fields of neuroscience and pharmacology, whilst completing a Natural Sciences degree at the University of Cambridge, and a Ph.D. at University College London.

  • Healthcare
  • Ph.D. in neuropharmacology, University College London

  • BSc in Natural Sciences, the University of Cambridge

  • Schools Liaison Officer, Flavour SenseNation STEM initiative, London

  • Brixton Science Club volunteer, Brixton

  • ReachOut UK mentor