Marisa works on various projects in the fields of social policy and pharmaceutical regulation. Mentored by Professor Gerard Hastings.
She has a PhD in pharmaceutical regulation/public health policy from the University of Stirling, an MSc from the University of Strathclyde and a BA from the University of South Africa. Prior to joining ISM, she worked as a radio presenter and journalist. She has also been a lecturer in the creative industries for several further and higher educational institutions around the world, while working as a freelancer in the field.