Lea has a multidisciplinary background in international relations and innovation studies. With a special interest in health innovation, she has conducted research on the implementation challenges of using AI in medicine, more precisely in the field of medical imaging. Currently, Lea is working at ethix – Lab for innovation ethics, based in Zurich. Ethix works with a variety of actors in the innovation ecosystem, such as startups, larger companies, incubators, government etc. on how to assess ethical questions on innovation in a practical setting.