Our Team

Lesley Watts

Lesley works to create an integrated infrastructure that will bridge the gaps between academia and commercial sectors, to create receptors for the technologies as they develop, and move technologies forward toward practical application. With more than twenty years of experience in research management, Lesley specializes in supporting multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary collaborations. She started her career as part of the team responsible for re-organizing the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, one of the National Cancer Institute’s cooperative clinical trials groups. She later became the Administrative Director of the National Center for Research Resources’ General Clinical Research Center at BWH. Before joining B-BIC, she was the Senior Program Manager for Awards and Compliance at the Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology. Lesley holds a MS from Boston College and a BA from McGill University.