ICTU is divided into sections, with oversight from the Executive Committee team.

Please expand below for further details.


Senior Management

Executive Committee team

The ICTU Executive Committee team consists of the Director, Deputy Director, Senior Clinical Academic Lead, Business Development Manager and the Heads of Sections. 

Administration

Departmental Administration

The departmental administration team works across the UKCRC Clinical Trials Unit, as well as the wider department.

  • Lauren Noto (Departmental Manager)
  • Nicola Carter (Administrator)
  • Angela Knight (Administrator)
  • Rani Rayat (PA to ICTU Director)

 

Commercial

ICTU-Global

Head of Section

Commercial Team

  • Gaia Kiru (Head of Operations & Partnerships)
  • Jennifer Murphy (Operations Manager - maternity leave)
  • Jess Smith (Operations Manager)
  • Yasmin Abdat (Clinical Trial Monitor)
  • Stephanie Amiridis (Clinical Trial Administrator)
  • Claire Brennan (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Lisa Feng (Clinical Trial Monitor)
  • Felicia Frost (Clinical Trial Administrator)
  • Maria Moreno Morales (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Sima Toopchiani (Clinical Trial Monitor)

Clinical Data Systems

Clinical Data Systems

Head of Section
  • Francesco Lala (Head of Clinical Data Systems)
Data Management
  • Kenan Direk (Principal Data Manager)
  • Vivienne Okona-Mensah (Senior Data Manager)
  • Safa Anwar (Data Manager)
Validation and Test Team
  • Francesco Lala (Deputy Head of Clinical Data Systems)
  • Dinesh Sivakumar (Senior Data Specialist)
  • Adina Ion (Data Specialist)
  • Tolulope Sokunle (Data Specialist)
Production Support Team
  • Nayan Das (Data Systems Manager)
  • Lee Barker (Senior Data Specialist)
  • Vanaja Kakarla (Data Specialist)
Systems Development Team
  • Vacancy (Systems Development Manager)
  • Smita Das (Data Specialist)
  • Zala Noorzad (Data Specialist)

You can find further information about the Clinical Data Systems team on their webpage.

OPERATIONS

Academic Operations

Head of Section

Operations managers

Operational trial staff

The majority of ICTU staff are employed within the School of Public Health. However, some staff are employed through the departments where the main trial teams they work with are based; these instances are noted below.

  • Increase Akinyemi (Clinical Trial Manager, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Shian Anim-Burton (Clinical Trial Coordinator, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Alex Baker (Clinical Trial Coordinator, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Janis Best-Lane (Clinical Trial Manager, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Joe Bolger (Clinical Trial and Data Administrator, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Yu-Chieh Chiu (Clinical Trial Monitor)
  • Aaron Clarke (Clinical Trial Coordinator, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Richard Cleaver (Clinical Trial Manager, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Ross Dalton (Clinical Trial Coordinator, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Karen Danois (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Ravinder Dhaliwal (Clinical Trial Monitor, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Margarita Durkina (Clinical Trial Manager/ Monitor)
  • Elizabeth Fagbodun (Clinical Trial Monitor, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Stephen Fletcher (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Marta Gielniewska (Clinical Trial Monitor)
  • Mariam Habib (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Arzish Haqqee (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Michael Hetherington (Clinical Trial Administrator)
  • Aine Hogan (Clinical Trial Coordinator, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Puja Jadav (Clinical Trial Manager, Department of Surgery & Cancer - maternity leave)
  • Sophie Kathir (Clinical Trial Manager, NHLI)
  • Gosia Kochanska (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Paulina Kuswik (Clinical Trial Monitor, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Gemma Loebenberg (Clinical Trial Manager, Department of Brain Sciences)
  • Ciprian Matei (Clinical Trial Coordinator, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Marie Miller (Public Involvement Coordinator)
  • Amnah Mirza (Clinical Trial Administrator)
  • Joseph Montebello (Clinical Trial Manager/ Monitor)
  • Natalia Olejniczak (Clinical Trial Monitor)
  • Ayomide Olorunfemi (Clinical Trial Monitor, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Alexis Perkins (Clinical Trial Manager, NHLI)
  • Anurag Pramanik (Clinical Trials Monitor)
  • Meena Reddi (Clinical Trial Coordinator, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Salma Samsuddin (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Lindsay Smith (Clinical Trial Manager, NHLI)
  • Najwa Soussi (Clinical Trial Monitor)
  • Claire Streatfield (Clinical Trial Manager)
  • Lucy Stronach (Clinical Trial Monitor, Department of Surgery & Cancer)
  • Johanna Sukumar (Clinical Trial Manager, Department of Surgery & Cancer)

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

  • Eloise Britten (Head of Quality Assurance)
  • Jonathan Dao (Quality Assurance Administrator)

Statistics

Clinical Trial Statistics

Heads of Section

  • Dr Suzie Cro (co-Head of Statistics, Head of Trial Methodology, Senior Lecturer)
  • Dr Rachel Phillips (co-Head of Statistics,  Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials)
  • Emanuela Falaschetti (Deputy Head of Statistics, Senior Trial Statistician, CV & Respiratory Portfolio Lead)
  • Leila Janani (Deputy Head of Trial Methodology, Senior Trial Statistician, Research Fellow)

ICTU Clinical Trial Statistics Team

  • Louise Cherrill (Statistician)
  • Sapna Dave (Statistician)
  • Jack Elkes (Statistician)
  • Lorna Hazell (Statistician)
  • Nicholas Johnson (Senior Statistician, Surgery & Cancer Portfolio Lead)
  • Jack Message (Statistician)
  • Consuelo Nohpal de la Rosa (Statistician)
  • Martin Orr (Statistician)
  • Eleanor van Vogt (NIHR Fellow)
  • Ed Waddingham (Senior Trial Statistician, Research Fellow)
  • Annie Wright (Statistician)
  • Zohra Zenasni (Statistician)

Statistical Advisory Service

External to the UKCRC Clinical Trials Unit, but part of the wider ICTU department.

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