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Lucie Ellis-Taitt

Managing Editor, In Vivo

London, UK
Prior to leading In Vivo, Lucie was a senior editor at Scrip and Pink Sheet. She is responsible for the production of In Vivo online as well as the annual Outlook publication. Covering the biopharma space since 2012, Lucie writes feature articles on the topics of leadership, R&D, innovation and more. She also regularly attends industry events and moderates panel discussions on topics such as investment trends, women’s health and R&D hot topics.

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