About Natalie Cozier

Natalie’s Biography


Dr Natalie Cozier, MRSC, is a belonging, dignity and justice advocate and expert in research commercialisation, partnerships building, statutory compliance, legislation and IPR asset management, with a demonstrated history and hands-on experience in overseeing small to large-scale scientific and economical operations in the public, private and commercial sectors. She acts as a mentor for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) women inventors programme, is a Non-Executive Director for a Multi Academy Trust, and is a Co-Founder of Global Equality Diversity and Inclusion in Technology Transfer (GEDITT), a global think tank, forum and one of the fastest-growing communities of technology transfer professionals focused on changing the narrative and delivering EDI actions within the research and business interface.


Natalie Cozier is a proud Bristolian and the first on many occasions, including being the first person of Black Caribbean British heritage, to get a Chemistry PhD from the University of Nottingham; the first to step onto the field, captain and play rugby at the first women’s match at Welford road stadium, home of Leicester Tigers RFC; and was one of the youngest executives at the University of Leicester. She has been a panellist, speaker and moderator for the most prestigious international events, such as VentureWell Open, AUTM – 2022 New Orleans, PraxisAuril – Brighton,  and many more. She also has contributed to the research and report by the Royal Society of Chemistry – Missing Elements: racism and ethnic inequalities in the chemical sciences.


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