Senior Leadership

Programme Leadership

Professor Mark Briers

Programme Director for Defence and Security and Co-Chair of the Research and Innovation Advisory Committee

Office of the COO

Academic Engagement, National Skills and Strategy

People & Operations


IT & Information Security

Communications & Engagement

General Counsel


Programme Management

Ali Marsh

Senior Programme Manager, Health and Medical Sciences

Cat Morton

Programme Manager, Finance and Economics (maternity cover)

Research Engineering

Shital Desai

Personal Assistant to Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence and Director of Research Engineering

Applied Research Centre in Defence and Security

Public Policy