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Our team

Leadership Team

Biomedical Research Centre Director

Chief Operating Officer

Theme Directors

Neurological diseases Theme Director

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Cancer Theme Director

Inflammation, Immunity & Immunotherapeutics Theme Director

Cardiovascular diseases Theme Director

Dementia Theme Director

Mental Health Theme Director

Obesity Theme Director

Oral Health & Disease Theme Director

Deafness & Hearing problems Theme Director

Healthcare Engineering & Imaging Theme Director

Healthcare Informatics, Genomics/Omics & Data Science Theme Director

Education - The BRC Experimental Medicine Academy Theme Director

Theme Operations Managers

Joe Mirza

Dr Louise English

Dr Sarah Watters

Gisela Barreto

Ruth Jamieson


Business Manager

Harriet Story

Communications and Public Involvement

Head of PPI and Communications

Dr Rosamund Yu

Research Communications Lead

Matt Chorley

PPI Manager

Patience Renias-Zuva

Digital communications lead

Charlotte Southall

PPI & Communications Coordinator

Marie Ange Achille


Head of Finance

Joe Mwanza

Academic Careers Office

Head of the Academic Careers Office - Education theme Operations Manager

Colby Benari

Programme Manager

Felipe Futo


Sharon Hays