Abegale Templar is Vice President, Scientific Strategy of the Communications capability at Lumanity. Abegale is an experienced scientific communicator who has a passion for bringing bring data to life and for making science accessible and engaging to all audiences. Leading teams of talented medical writers and editors who develop outstanding content and work in close collaboration with creative and digital colleagues, Abegale works to successfully deliver impactful, imaginative, strategic solutions for client projects. Before joining Lumanity, Abegale had held similar senior positions at Ashfield Health and Envision Pharma Group and has 20 years’ experience in the industry. Initially starting her career as a regulatory medical writer, Abegale is now an accomplished strategist and leader within medical communications and spanning across therapy areas and product lifecycles. Abegale holds a PhD in Neuropsychopharmacology from the University of Sussex, UK. She is also a Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) and a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol).