Research at the Institute is supported by a business team managed by Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Atkins. The team includes partnerships, academic programmes and engagement, events, HR, finance, communications, IT and Research Engineering.

Senior leadership

Academic programmes


Events and Engagement


HR and Operations

IT services and systems


Rebecca Babb

Programme Manager, Data-Centric Engineering, and Health and Medical Sciences

Programme Directors

Professor Mark Briers

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

Research Engineering