I am Deputy Head of Operations at the Oxford BRC and work closely with the Head of Operations and Director to ensure that all NIHR objectives are met.
I have particular responsibility for leading on the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, and am currently leading research projects on equality and diversity at the Oxford BRC. I am also the ISO 9001 internal auditor for the BRC.
I have a degree in Sociology (Glasgow), a Master’s in Public Health and Health Services Research (Aberdeen) and a PhD in Nursing Research (Warwick), as well as being a graduate of the University of Oxford Said Business School Executive Diploma in Organisational Leadership, where I was awarded an international scholarship for outstanding female candidates.
For over ten years I worked in academia, with a particular focus on NHS patient experiences.
A trained Executive Coach, I am an NHS Leadership Academy Mentor and Coach, and graduate of the NHS Leadership Academy Mary Seacole training programme. I am a visiting academic at the Radcliffe Department of Medicine and member of Kellogg College and Pembroke College.