Who we are

Our people and their contact details. Click on an individual to find out more about their role and expertise.

Getting in touch with us

Edinburgh Research Office staff are working in a hybrid manner. Please contact us by email in the first instance.


Director of Edinburgh Research Office

Name Role Email
Dr Lorna Thomson Director, Edinburgh Research Office lorna.thomson@ed.ac.uk

Administration Team

Name Role Email
Beatriz Barreto Saalfeld PA to Director of Edinburgh Research Office Beatriz.Saalfeld@ed.ac.uk

Engagement and Communications

Name Role Email
Laura Cockram Head of Engagement and Communications laura.cockram@ed.ac.uk
Grace Harvey Events and Communications Administrator grace.harvey@ed.ac.uk
Sarah Thomas Communications Officer Sarah.Thomas@ed.ac.uk
Sarah Vernon Communications Support Officer Sarah.Vernon@ed.ac.uk

Research Funding Team

Name Role Email
Anna Anderson Clinical Research Funding Coordinator anna.anderson@ed.ac.uk
Dr. Martina Astolfi Research Funding Specialist mastolfi@ed.ac.uk
Mary Bailes Senior Clinical Research Funding Specialist Mary.Bailes@ed.ac.uk
Dr Barbara Bartocci Research Funding Specialist Barbara.Bartocci@ed.ac.uk
Sasha Carcassonne Research Funding Specialist scarcass@ed.ac.uk
Hannah Chater Kirk Senior Research Funding Specialist Hannah.Chater@ed.ac.uk
Dr Antonia Chatzopoulou Chatzi Head of Research Bid Development a.chatzopoulouchatzi@ed.ac.uk
Helen Cross Senior Research Funding Specialist helen.cross@ed.ac.uk
Dr Boleslaw Czarnecki Interim Portfolio & Proposal Development Lead (EU & International) boleslaw.czarnecki@ed.ac.uk
Dr Natasha Dorling Principal Research Funding Specialist Natasha.Dorling@ed.ac.uk
Nicholas Duvall Research Funding Manager Nicholas.Duvall@ed.ac.uk
Emma Giles Senior Research Funding Specialist emma.giles@ed.ac.uk
Dr Jennifer Hazelton Head of Research Funding jennifer.hazelton@ed.ac.uk
Amelia Judge Research Funding Specialist Amelia.Judge@ed.ac.uk
Daria Kitaeva Research Funding Specialist Daria.Kitaeva@ed.ac.uk
Ina Lindsay Research Bid Development Manager Ina.Lindsay@ed.ac.uk
Dr Theoni Massara Research Project Manager theoni.massara@ed.ac.uk
Georgios Matrakas Research Funding Specialist george.matrakas@ed.ac.uk
Dr Jochen F. Mayer Research Funding Specialist Jochen.Mayer@ed.ac.uk
Megan McGrath Clinical Research Funding Specialist mmcgrat3@ed.ac.uk
Dawne Milligan Clinical Research Funding Specialist dawne.milligan@ed.ac.uk
Dr Angus Moodycliffe UK Research Funding Manager Angus.Moodycliffe@ed.ac.uk
Gillian-F. Mutanga Research Funding Specialist Gillian.Mutanga@ed.ac.uk
Annie Lovett Research Bid Development Executive Annie.Lovett@ed.ac.uk
Lisa Packwood Clinical Research Funding Specialist Lisa.Packwood@ed.ac.uk
David Pakes Research Funding Specialist dpakes@ed.ac.uk 

Endre Putyora

Research Funding Specialist

Dr Alia Rodrigues Research Funding Specialist alia.rodrigues@ed.ac.uk
Dr Juliane Schroeder Research Funding Specialist Juliane.Schroeder@ed.ac.uk
Dr Elisabetta Spano Research Bid Development Executive (International) elisabetta.spano@ed.ac.uk
Angela Sturniolo Research Support Officer angela.sturniolo@ed.ac.uk
Melina Tsiknaki Research Funding Specialist Melina.Tsiknaki@ed.ac.uk
Charis Wilson Senior Research Funding Specialist charis.wilson@ed.ac.uk

Research Grants Team

Name Role Email
Mr Felipe Aceituno Dorrego Research Grants Support Officer Felipe.Aceituno@ed.ac.uk
Rizwaan Akhtar Research Grants - Post Award (International Grants SCE & CAHSS) Rizwaan.Akhtar@ed.ac.uk
Luke Baker Research Grants Administrator lbaker2@ac.ed.uk
Jack Barrett Data Analyst v1jbar11@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Hardeep Bilkhu Data Analyst v1hbikhu@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Mrs Marieke Blair Research Grants Administrator M.Blair@ed.ac.uk
Agnes Burgermeister Research Grants Administrator agnes.burgermeister@ed.ac.uk
Ellen Carter Research Grants Administrator ecarter4@ed.ac.uk
Zayed Chowdhury Research Grant Administrator zayed.chowdhury@ed.ac.uk
Anna Cieslik Research Grants Administrator anna.cieslik@ed.ac.uk
Tom Clayton Research Grants Support Officer tclyaton2@ed.ac.uk
Ellie Cockram Research Grants Support Officer ecockram@ed.ac.uk
Stuart Dalgliesh Research Grants Administrator stuart.dalgliesh@ed.ac.uk
Steven Docherty Research Grants Administrator Steven.Docherty@ed.ac.uk
Anis El-Kadiri Data Analyst anis.elkadiri@ed.ac.uk
Elaine Fortune Research Grants Administrator Elaine.Fortune@ed.ac.uk
Jonathan Gordon Research Finance Manager - UK Grants Team jonathan.gordon@ed.ac.uk
Laura Hurrie Research Grants Administrator laura.hurrie@ed.ac.uk
Leo Koutsopoulos Research Grants Administrator  
Jennifer Lambert Research Finance Manager jennifer.lambert@ed.ac.uk
Linda Lane Research Grants Administrator Linda.Lane@ed.ac.uk
Barbara Lindfield Research Grants Administrator barbara.lindfield@ed.ac.uk
Libby McCue Head of Research Finance Libby.McCue@ed.ac.uk
Emma Munro Research Grants Administrator Emma.Munro@ed.ac.uk
Arti Nair Deputy Research Finance Manager- UK arti.nair@ed.ac.uk
Cristiana Nicoletti Research Finance Manager cristiana.nicoletti@ed.ac.uk
Kyra Parry Research Grants Administrator kparry@ed.ac.uk
Kyle Paterson Research Grants Support Administrator  
Delphine Perret Research Grants Administrator delphine.perret@ed.ac.uk
Jane Robertson Research Grants Administrator jane.robertson@ed.ac.uk
Katie Robertson Research Grants Administrator Katie.Robertson@ed.ac.uk
Rae Skelton Research Grants Support Officer rskelton@ed.ac.uk
Rachel Sykes Principal Research Finance Specialist v1rsykes@ed.ac.uk
Ms Eirini Souri Deputy Research Finance Manager - EU & International Eirini.Souri@ed.ac.uk
Didem Kaner Ural Research Grants Administrator didem.kaner@ed.ac.uk
Kathryn Williamson Research Grants Administrator kathryn.williamson@ed.ac.uk
Julie Wrightson Deputy Research Finance Manager - UK Julie.Wrightson@ed.ac.uk
Ellen Yan Research Grants Administrator ellen.yan@ed.ac.uk

Research Contracts Team

Name Role Email
Emma Becucci Contracts Officer ebecucci@ed.ac.uk
Kat Boczek Contracts Support Officer kat.boczek@ed.ac.uk
Carolyn Brown Contracts Support Officer carolyn.brown@ed.ac.uk
Rabu Busang Senior Contracts Manager rbusang@ed.ac.uk
Ann Greybe Senior Contracts Manager Ann.Greybe@ed.ac.uk
Susana Guzman Contracts Manager Susana.Guzman@ed.ac.uk
Katarina MacDonald Tomolova Senior Contracts Manager Katarina.Tomolova@ed.ac.uk
Laura Main Contracts Support Officer laura.main@ed.ac.uk
Kwadwo Koree Ohemeng-Boakye Senior Contracts Manager kk.ohemengboakye@ed.ac.uk
Eli Roth Contracts Officer eli.roth@ed.ac.uk
Alan Shanks Solicitor, Head of Research Contracts allan.shanks@ed.ac.uk
Katerina Taliatzi Contracts Support Officer katerina.taliatzi@ed.ac.uk
Martina Vajsova Senior Contracts Manager Martina.Vajsova@ed.ac.uk
Maria Val Fernandez Solicitor, Contracts Manager maria.val@ed.ac.uk
Annie Vozar Contracts Manager annie.vozar@ed.ac.uk

Research Governance, Compliance & Risk Team

Rowena Lamb Head of Research Governance, Compliance & Risk rowena.lamb@ed.ac.uk
Alan Campbell Research Integrity Manager alan.campbell@ed.ac.uk
Richard Curtin Export Control Specialist

Strategic Research Development Team

Name Role Email
Patricia Amillos Research Insights Analyst patricia.amillos@ed.ac.uk
Dr Charlotte Brady Strategic Research Executive charlotte.brady@ed.ac.uk
Dr Susan Cooper Strategic Research Executive (Research Policy) Susan.Cooper@ed.ac.uk
Al Innes (he/him) Strategic Research Executive (Development) al.innes@ed.ac.uk
Abby McQueen Strategic Research Executive (Analytics) abby.mcqueen@ed.ac.uk
Jonathan Rans Strategic Research Executive j.rans@ed.ac.uk
Dr Conor Snowden Strategic Research Executive (International Development) conor.snowden@ed.ac.uk

Research Engagement and Impact Team

Name Role Email
Dr Stanislava Dikova Research Impact Manager (CAHSS) s.dikova@ed.ac.uk
Dr Mara Goetz Research Engagement and Impact Administrator mara.goetz@ed.ac.uk
Dr Anne Sofie Laegran Head of Research Impact a.s.laegran@ed.ac.uk
Monica Hoyos Flight Research Impact Manager (CSE)


Tracy Ann Lonie Public Engagement Administrator Tracy.Lonie@ed.ac.uk
Dr Lena Lorenz CMVM Research Impact Manager lena.lorenz@ed.ac.uk
Dr Shonagh McEwan Policy Engagement with Research Manager shonagh.mcewan@ed.ac.uk
Dr Fiona Murray Public Engagement Coordinator f.murray@ed.ac.uk
Taryn Murray Research Engagement & Impact Coordinator taryn.murray@ed.ac.uk