Denisa Naidin

Portico Ventures Programme Manager

Physical sciences & engineering



Denisa manages the Portico Ventures Programme, aimed at offering a lightweight commercialisation route for breakthroughs coming from the Department of Computer Science. With an academic background in business management and economics, she brings 8 years of experience in developing collaborations between academia, businesses and public authorities. Before joining UCLB, she worked for the UK’s innovation agency (Innovate UK) on translating university innovations into global business success. She is also a doctoral researcher with UCL’s Bartlett School.