Strategic Advisory Team

The role of the Healthcare Technologies Strategic Advisory Team is to provide a stream of expert advice on our research and training strategy.

The Healthcare Strategic Advisory Team comprises:

  • Marianne Ashford – AstraZeneca Ltd
  • Dr Rafael Cepeda-Lopez – Altar Ltd
  • Dr Christine Doyle - Independent
  • Professor John Girkin - Durham University (Chair)
  • Professor Liam Grover - University of Birmingham
  • Dr Ian Hall – University of Manchester
  • Dr Catherine Holloway - University College London
  • Professor Christopher James - University of Warwick
  • Professor Nicholas Leslie – Heriot Watt University
  • Professor Carmel Moran – University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Rory O’Connor – University of Leeds
  • Professor Jens Rittscher – University of Oxford
  • Dr Abigail Spear - Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)
  • Dr Celia Theodoreli-Riga – Imperial College London

Ex-Officio SAT Members:

  • Dr Steve Oakeshott - MRC
  • Dr Michael Kipping - Innovate UK
  • Dr Terry O'Neil - The Knowledge Transfer Network