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Research Operations Office


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
Lisa ChristieLisa ChristieLisa ChristieLisa ChristieLisa Christie Operations Manager 332271
Claire Piffard Senior Legal Advisor
Daniel Wunderlich Assistant Director, Arts, Humanitities and Social Sciences
Isabelle de WoutersIsabelle de Wouters Assistant Director, Biological Sciences
Dawn Edwards Assistant Director, Business Systems
Lyndon Bridgewater Assistant Director, Clinical Medicine
Philip Cull Assistant Director, Physical Sciences, EU & International
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
Peter Martin Research Development Facilitator
Rachel Blunn Research Development Manager 764594
Research Support Team    
Claire Milner Research Support Advisor 765912
Deborah Fearn Senior Research Support Advisor 761714
Erika Mercz Research Support Advisor 762697
Rachel Baldwin Research Support Manager 764809
Yuri BennettYari Bennett Research Support AdvisorResearch Support Advisor
Contracts Team      
AHSS Contracts
Laia Vallverdu Contracts Administrator 764797
Rachel Ayscough Research Contracts Specialist
  Research Contracts Manager    
Susan Black Senior Contracts Manager

School of Biological Sciences Team

Isabelle de Wouters Assistant Director, Biological Sciences   335636
Research Development Team    
ROO SBS Applications
Allan Nyunt Research Development Manager
Luciano Martusciello Research Development Advisor
Jake Bartolozzi Research Development Advisor 332871
Research Support Team    
Asfia Haque Senior Research Support Advisor
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
Anna Andrejeva Research Contracts Specialist
Jenny Willson Senior Contracts Administrator 333491
Mercedes Arroyo-Urquijo Contracts Manager 764805
Pamela Nunez Senior Contracts Manager 761641
Rohinder Bains Contracts Manager 335503

Audit and Compliance

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

School of Clinical Medicine Team

Lyndon Bridgewater Assistant Director 333358
Denise Pinto  Consultant
Nicola Forber Consultant
Research Development Team    
Clinical School Applications
Alba Prados-Pascual Research Development Facilitator
Vicki Marshall Research Development Manager
Corinne Muscat Research Development Advisor
Kiyal Eresen Research Development Advisor
Vicky Hills Research Development Facilitator 748046
Research Support Team      
Dimple Fernando Research Support Advisor 333477
Dimitra Kestoras (Maternity Leave) Research Support Advisor
Ellen Carroll Research Support Advisor
Emmanouela Gigourtaki Research Support Advisor 765640
Tijana Pelly Research Support Advisor
Maja Mise Research Support Advisor
Mel Burton Research Support Advisor
Gaynor Hollander Research Support Manager 765193
John Sharp Research Support Advisor 764187
Michael Hood Deputy Research Support Manager 333468
Tunde Aller-Endrei (Maternity Leave) Research Support Advisor 765640
Eva Roberts Research Support Advisor
Alison Wass Senior Research Grants Administrator - CRI
Alice Sorrell Senior Research Grants Administrator - CRI
Lesley Young Head of Research Grants and Finance - CRI 769535
Krisztian Papp BRC Finance Cooordinator  748094
Contracts Team      
Clinical School Contracts  Contracts Administration
Alice McKay Hill Senior Contracts Manager 761641
Abena Asiamah Locum Contracts Manager
Anasuya Chattopadhyay Senior Contracts Manager
Becky Wallwork Contracts Manager
Caitriona Hughes  Senior Contracts Administrator 762693
Georgia Chapman Senior Contracts Manager
Guy Casy Contracts Manager 764698
Janani Manivannan Contracts Manager   TBA
Jennifer Loch Contracts Manager 765191
Jenny Darsley Contracts Administration Manager 333498
Johanna Reimann Contracts Administrator/ Specialist
Katt Riley Contracts Manager
Loreto Sheils  Contracts Manager
Lunda Smith Contracts Administrator
Mariana Ogaz Diaz Senior Contracts Manager (Maternity Leave)
Ninotska Pimenta-Pereira Senior Contracts Manager
Rossanna Rodríguez Bañados Contracts Manager
Samantha Ryan Head of Clinical Contracts 735637
Teresa Pereira de Barros Contracts Manager 335458
Helen Smythe Locum Contract Manager
Konatsu Nishigai Contracts Manager
Sarah Vaughan Contracts Manager

School of Physical Sciences Team

Philip Cull Assistant Director 764795
Chris Wilkinson Equipment Sharing Project Manager 765641
Research Development Team    
ROO SPS Applications
  Research Development Manager    
Barbara Nash Research Development Facilitator 765913
Rosie Moss Research Development Advisor
Research Support Team  
Ceren Aydin Topkaya Senior Research Support Advisor
Konstantinos Kokalis Research Support Advisor
Mia Wootton Research Support Advisor 765874
Michelle Hild Research Support Manager 333544
Stephan Livic  Research Support Advisor 746239
Contracts Team    
Physical Sciences Contracts
Emma Bagherian Contracts Administrator 748052
Peter Foglietta Acting Senior Contracts Manager 761646
Clody Howlett Research Contracts Specialist

School of Technology Team

Daphne Ioannidis           Assistant Director 
Research Development Team    
ROO Tech Applications
Allan Nyunt Research Development Facilitator (On Secondment Until June 2022) 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 (On Secondment Until September 2022) 765352
Mariam Hussain Research Support Advisor
Tanya Burton Research Support Manager 765868
Teresa Mills Senior Research Support Advisor 336139
Luke Stanley Research Support Advisor
Contracts Team      
Technology Contracts
Olivia Van Walleghem Senior Contracts Manager 
Lisa Bentley Contracts Manager
Yu Pong Ng Research Contracts Specialist
  Junior Contracts Manager: Vacant    
  Contracts Administrator: TBC    

European & International Team

Philip Cull Assistant Director, EU & International
Selda Ulutas Aydogan Head of EU & International
Bethan Hosking Jones EU & International manager (Interim)
Tracey Theobald-Greaves Deputy Research Manager - EU & International
Queralt Gonzalez-Matos EU & International Research Support Facilitator
Diana Arslanova Senior Financial Administrator
Agnieszka Skwark Administrator - EU & International, Compliance
Nyla Dyett Finance Administrator (Interim)
Louise Foster Finance Administrator (Interim)
For Marie Skłodowska-Curie
For EU Financial Reporting
For other EU queries
Knowledge & Innovation Community

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Team


Due Diligence Team

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


Senior Legal Advisors Team

Claire Piffard Senior Legal Advisor
Endahle Mbongolo Senior Contracts Manager
Lawrence Epps Senior Contracts Manager


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