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Research Operations Office



Due to the Coronavirus, the Research Office has implemented its contingency plan and our premises are closed with staff who are able to working remotely. We would encourage you to email your school team shared inbox for grants and contracts as these will be monitored on a regular basis. If your query is urgent, please email


The Research Operations Office Management Team

Peter Hedges Head of University Research Office 766964
Jo Dekkers Head of Research Operations Office 766362
Isabelle de Wouters Assistant Director, Biological Sciences 335636
Philip Cull Assistant Director, Physical Sciences 764795
Daniel Wunderlich Assistant Director, Arts, Humanitities and Social Sciences 748047
  Assistant Director, Clinical Medicine    
Claire Piffard Senior Legal Advisor 336115
Lisa Christie Operations Manager 332271
Dawn Edwards  Assistant Director, Business Systems  764807
Daphne Ioannidis Assistant Director, Technology

Schools of Arts & Humanities and Humanities & Social Sciences Team

Daniel Wunderlich Assistant Director, Arts, Humanitities and Social Sciences 748047
Research Development Team    
ROO AHSS Applications
Katerina Tsormpatzoglou Research Development Advisor 765057
Rachel Blunn Research Development Manager 764594
Simeon Burke Research Development Advisor 748050
Research Support Team
Claire Milner Research Support Advisor 765912
Deborah Fearn Senior Research Support Advisor 761714
Erika Mercz Research Support Advisor 762697
Kay Daines Research Support Advisor 332217
Rachel Baldwin Research Support Manager 764809
Contracts Team      
AHSS Contracts
Susan Black Senior Contracts Manager
Laia Vallverdu Contracts Administrator 764797
Rachel Ayscough Research Contracts Specialist
Sofia Tsiafi Research Contracts Specialist 767917

School of Biological Sciences Team

Isabelle de Wouters Assistant Director, Biological Sciences   335636
Research Development Team    
ROO SBS Applications
Helen Driver Research Development Manager
Luciano Martusciello Research Development Advisor
Jake Bartolozzi Research Development Advisor 332871
Research Support Team    
Damien Briggs Research Support Advisor 764794
Heather Sutcliffe Research Support Advisor
James Mynott Research Support Advisor 764800
Robert Jones Research Support Advisor 764790
Rosa Fusiello Resarch Support Advisor 768046
Sarah Saemian Research Support Manager 764808
Seetha LakshmiPK Senior Research Support Advisor 761650
Contracts Team      
Biological Sciences Contracts
Ian Mickleburgh Research Contracts Specialist 332180
Jenny Willson Senior Contracts Administrator 333491
Mercedes Arroyo-Urquijo Contracts Manager 764805
Pamela Nunez Senior Contracts Manager 761641
Rohinder Bains Contracts Manager 335503
Susan Black Senior Contracts Manager 336147

Bio-Science Impact Team

Vibhuti Patel                   Translational Research Manager 764799
Catherine Docherty Impact Advisor
Saira Law  Bio-Science Impact Administrator  766875

Audit and Compliance Team 

Sara Hajnassiri              Quality Assurance & Compliance Manager    764189
Irina Scurtu Compliance Administrator 761652

School of Clinical Medicine Team

  Assistant Director 333358  
Denise Pinto  Consultant
Heather Booth Business Process Review Specialist 48051
Jody Moore Administrator
Nicola Forber Consultant
Research Development Team    
Clinical School Applications
Alice Sorrell Research Development Advisor 765791
Heather Ramsay Resarch Development Manager  332295
Vicky Hills Research Development Facilitator 748046
Research Support Team      
Alberto Sciretti Research Support Advisor 764802
Asfia Haque Research Support Advisor
Dimple Fernando Research Support Advisor 333477
Dimitra Kestoras Research Support Advisor
Ellen Carroll (Maternity Leave) Research Support Advisor
Emma Gigourtaki Research Support Advisor 765640
Gaynor Hollander Research Support Manager 765193
John Sharp Research Support Advisor 764187
Konstantinos Kokalis Research Support Advisor 765055
Lesley Pilgrim Deputy Research Support Manager 332279
Michael Hood Deputy Research Support Manager 333468
Tunde Aller-Endrei Research Support Advisor 765640
Alexandra Stanbury Research Grants Administrator - CRI
Alison Wass Senior Research Grants Administrator - CRI
Kathryn Umande Senior Research Grants Administrator - CRI
Lesley Young Grants Manager - CRI 769535
Krisztian Papp BRC Finance Cooordinator  748094
Contracts Team      
Clinical School Contracts
Alice McKay Hill Contracts Manager 761641
Caitriona Hughes  Contracts Administrator 762693
Catherine Zingle  Contracts Specialist 35436
Guy Casy Contracts Manager 764698
Loreto Sheils  Contracts Specialist
Olivia Van Walleghem Contracts Manager
Carole Gwynn Senior Contracts Manager     
Corlia Van Der Walt ​Senior Contracts manager     
Jennifer Loch Contracts Manager 765191
Jenny Darsley Senior Contracts Administrator 333498
Lawrence Epps Senior Contracts Manager 765025
Mariana Ogaz Diaz Contracts Manager
Mona Alexander Contracts Manager 335611
Ninotska Pimenta-Pereira Senior Contracts Manager
Samantha Ryan Head of Clinical Contracts 735637
Teresa Pereira de Barros Contracts Manager 335458

School of Physical Sciences Team

Philip Cull Assistant Director 764795
Chris Wilkinson Equipment Sharing Project Manager 765641
Research Development Team    
ROO SPS Applications
Andrea Walker Research Development Facilitator 769109
Barbara Nash Research Development Advisor 765913
Bethan Jones Research Development Manager 764593
Research Support Team  
Ceren Aydin Topkaya Research Support Advisor
Konstantinos Kokalis Research Support Advisor
Mia Wootton Research Support Advisor 765874
Michelle Hild Research Support Manager 333544
  Senior Research Support Advisor    
Stephan Livic  Research Support Advisor 746239
Yaritza Bennett Research Support Advisor
Contracts Team    
Physical Sciences Contracts
David Feller Senior Contracts Manager 761643
Emma Bagherian Contracts Administrator 748052
Peter Foglietta Contracts Manager 761646
Sarah Beadle Research Contracts Specialist 748053

School of Technology Team

Daphne Ioannidis           Assistant Director 
Research Development Team    
ROO Tech Applications
Allan Nyunt Research Development Facilitator 767945
Martin Keall Research Development Advisor 769307
Richard Henning Brodersen Research Development Manager 767944
Research Support Team      
Ismael Carpintero Research Support Advisor 335639
Kasia Barbusinska Research Support Advisor  765352
Mariam Hussain Research Support Advisor
Tanya Burton Research Support Manager 765868
Teresa Mills Senior Research Support Advisor 336139
Contracts Team      
Technology Contracts
Clody Howlett Junior Contracts Manager   335616
Endahle Mbongolo  Senior Contracts Manager 736149
Lucy Piper Contracts Administrator 760437
Nikesh Patel Research Contracts Specialist 765981

European Team

Horizon Programme
Laura Carletti European and International Manager     748098
  EC Coordinator & Grants     
Queralt Gonzalez-Matos ERC Officer
Peter Martin Senior EC Support Advisor 763141
  EIT KIC Programme Manager  335535  
Knowledge & Innovation Community
Rose Eichenberger Global Health Manager 764806

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Team

Mercedes Hernadez-Gomez  GCRF Coordinator     748049 

Due Diligence Team

Rebecca E. Reid Due Diligence Manager   762696
Paul Bryan Due Diligence Specialist    764188
Due Diligence Mailbox


Training & Communications Team

Lisa Christie  Operations Manager  332271
Hannah Pawson Information and Communications Manager  765404
Debbie West-Lewis Training Manager 764804
Ekaterina Gorkowienko Training Manager (Grant Lifecycle) 761644


Policy Team

Lelia O'Connell       Policy Manager            760438


Departmental Administration Team

Lisa Christie   Operations Manager 332271
Gemma Cage Executive Assistant  765906
Agnieszka Skwark      Secretarial Assistant 761651
Sri Aitken HR & Finance Coordinator      765418
Jody Moore  Clinical School Adminstration