Sheela has had one incredibly squiggly career and although not a vet, is a fellow healthcare scientist who started out in the human medicine field. This will be a fab chat as she distills the transferable skills and tips to take your veterinary passport and go into the financial and analyst world!
Dr Sheela Sharma is the Head of Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Employability at Wimbledon High School in London, where she is disrupting the traditional model of careers advice provided in secondary education. She is also the Chairman of the Portobello Business Centre, a not-for-profit social enterprise which helps individuals in West London to start and grow their own businesses from scratch, and has supported the likes of Innocent Drinks, Karen Millen and Charlie Bighams during its time. Over the past five years she has worked as a COO and CFO in the start-up space, supporting early-stage businesses to grow and win funding. Prior to this she spent 14 years in investment banking as both a COO and Healthcare Equity Analyst. She holds a DPhil in Clinical Medicine from the University of Oxford and is passionate about supporting those from low-socioeconomic and ethnic minority backgrounds to navigate their career paths.
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