Olivia Darby – Lab Advisor

COO of the Capital, Science & Policy Practice, Willis Group

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Olivia Darby is Chief Operating Officer of the Capital, Science & Policy Practice at Willis, responsible for strategy, business development and the running of the practice. The Practice confronts large scale challenges of risk, resilience and sustainable growth at global and local scales through public, private and mutual mechanisms.

Willis Group is an insurance and reinsurance broker, operating on every continent with more than 18,000 employees in over 400 offices.

Prior to joining Willis, Olivia held sales management roles in banking, where she managed a portfolio of some of the UK’s leading professional services firms, and venture capital, where she helped technology start-ups develop their strategy and business model and obtain equity capital from investors.

Olivia has an MA in Classics from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from Imperial College London.