Meet the team

  • Professor Chris Taylor

    Professor Chris Taylor

    Director

    Professor Taylor is Associate Vice President for Digital and Innovation at The University of Manchester, with over fifteen years of experience at the forefront of health informatics in the UK.

  • Sarah Barton

    Sarah Barton

    Strategy and Operations Manager, Research Platforms Team (Digital Futures and Sustainable Futures)

    Sarah’s role is to support the Associate Vice President for Digital and Innovation, and the Director of Sustainable Futures, in developing and delivering Sustainable Futures and Digital Futures platform strategy, and to lead the Research Platforms Team (Digital Futures and Sustainable Futures).

     

  • Lauren Mullan

    Lauren Mullan

    Communications and Engagement Coordinator, Research Platforms Team (Digital Futures and Sustainable Futures)

    Lauren provides support in the development, planning, and delivery of events and activities that deepen platform engagement with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Jane Adhiambo

    Jane Adhiambo

    Communications and Engagement Coordinator, Research Platforms Team (Digital Futures and Sustainable Futures)

    Jane provides support in the development, planning, and delivery of events and activities that deepen platform engagement with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Kitty Lo

    Kitty Lo

    Administrator, Research Platforms Team (Digital Futures and Sustainable Futures)

    Provides administrative support across both the Sustainable Futures and Digital Futures research platforms. 

  • Phil Wallace

    Phil Wallace

    Communications and Engagement Coordinator

    Phil provides support for regional economic engagement activities, with a focus on digital trust and security.

  • Orla Burden

    Orla Burden

    Communications and Engagement Coordinator

    Orla provides support for regional economic engagement activities, including delivery of the Greater Manchester Connected Health Ecosystem.

  • Seonaid Lafferty

    Seonaid Lafferty

    Cyber Ecosystem Project Manager

    Seonaid is Project Manager for the University’s NWPST and Digital Security Hub projects.

  • Matthew Harrison

    Matthew Harrison

    Turing Liaison Manager

    Matthew is Liaison Manager for the national Turing Institute for Data Science and AI, and contact for the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI), the University’s access point for activity in this area.

     

  • Leda Channer

    Leda Channer

    Research Lifecycle Programme/Wellcome ISSF Coordinator 

    Leda supports a Wellcome ISSF data and health project and RLP practitioner clubs.

  • An open-plan co-working space with desks.

    Intern

    Events, Projects and Communications Support Intern