Isobel Howell - Executive Assistant
Isobel's background is in intellectual property, in particular, patent administration. Her sixteen year career in the area began in the patent department of Unilever plc in 1998. In 2002 she moved to join the legal department of the diagnostics company Alere Inc, where she set up the patent infrastructure to manage the company's IP portfolio that ultimately consisted of over 8,000 cases. She became CIPA qualified in 2001.
Now responsible for the daily administration of Innova's activities, Isobel enjoys assisting the Innova team in delivering the company's various projects and goals. Her structured approach and attention to detail enable her to support all aspects of the Innova business, from portfolio management to customer support.
Isobel is based at Innova's St Fillans head office, overlooking the beautiful Loch Earn, where she likes to walk in the surrounding hills with her border collie, Barley, and take photographs of the stunning local scenery and wildlife.