Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Infectious Disease

Laboratory Manager







8.N13Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus





Jacob is the Laboratory Manager and Safety Coordinator for the Section of Adult Infectious Disease, Department of Infectious Disease.

Joining Imperial College in 2015 as a Trainee Laboratory Manager, he has since become a Lab Manager with a multitude of roles including Containment Level 3 (CL3) Suite Manager, Radiation Protection Supervisor and Departmental Laser Safety Officer. He is also a Mental Health First Aider and a member of the Department of Infectious Disease's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) committee.

In August 2020, he took up a thirteen month secondment role as the Centre for Antimicrobial Optimisation (CAMO) Manager, Imperial College London, before returning to his Laboratory Manager role.

The Department of Health and Social Care funded CAMO with capital funding to construct state-of-the-art research facilities and consolidates multidisciplinary academic excellence, clinical expertise, Imperial’s NIHR/Wellcome funded Clinical Research Facility (CRF) and partnerships with the NHS, to support and deliver innovative research on antimicrobial optimisation and precision prescribing. Jacob worked directly with Director of CAMO, Professor Alison Holmes OBE, liaising with collaborators within Imperial College London, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and other external bodies. CAMO's website is

Jacob has a a background in microbiology, tissue engineering and has a PhD in stem cell research in mineralised tissues. He worked as a technical staff in a Welsh multi-site cancer biorepository for two years before becoming a Laboratory Manager at Imperial College.