Marie joined the Royal Society in July 2007. She has worked on promoting and increasing the impact of the Society’s policy, as well as strengthening the bridges between Government and science, through projects such as the Society’s pairing scheme for scientists, MPs and civil servants. As well as working on public affairs activities, Marie is also the Policy Adviser to the Society’s People and the planet study. Previously she worked as an Investor Relations Officer for a public company. She studied Molecular Genetics at Sussex University.