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MarkD

 

Dr Mark Downs CBiol CSci FRSB

Chief Executive

 

 

 

Jen Crosk

Jennifer Crosk

PA to the Chief Executive

020 3925 3472

Jen provides support to the chief executive, council and senior management team and manages human resources.

 


Membership, Regions and Facilities

Download a department organogram or call 020 3925 3441 for general membership enquiries.


MarkLeach

 

Mark Leach MRSB

Associate Director

020 3925 3446

Mark is responsible for overall strategy of the RSB’s membership and activities relating to recruitment and retention, third party services, events and regional activity, and facilities and governance.

 


Membership, Events and Regional Activity


Karen-Patel

 

Karen Patel CBiol MRSB

Head of Membership and Events

020 3925 3443

Karen is responsible for the strategy, implementation and delivery of membership engagement and growth activities. She oversees internal and external event delivery, and activities run by volunteer branch committees.

 

Matt-Webb


Matt Webb AMRSB
 

Senior Membership Officer (Member Organisations)

020 3925 3451

Matt manages relationships with external organisations including full, supporting and affiliated Member Organisations (MOs), and employer networks.

 

Shameema

 

Shameema Haque MRSB

Senior Membership Engagement Officer

020 3925 3442

Shameema manages individual membership recruitment, retention and engagement processes and oversees a range of membership networks.

 

Emily 490 270

 

Emily Lunn AMRSB

Membership Engagement Assistant

020 3925 3447

Emily supports Shameema with the recruitment, retention and engagement of individual members.

 

Eden

 

Eden Bloomfield

Membership Engagement Assistant

020 3925 3448

Eden supports Shameema with the recruitment, retention and engagement of individual members.

 

Harriet McAra

 

Harriet McAra MRSB

Senior Events Officer

020 3925 3445

Harriet manages internal and external events and supports branches: East Midlands; North Wales; North Western; Northern Ireland; Northern; Scotland; West Midlands; Yorkshire.

 

Eleanor Barrand

 

Eleanor Barrand

Events Officer

020 3925 3444

Eleanor delivers RSB events and supports branches: Beds, Essex & Herts; Devon & Cornwall; East Anglia; London; Kent, Surrey & Sussex; South Wales; Thames Valley; Wessex.

 


Membership and Client Services


Andy-Stephens

 

Andy Stephens

Senior Membership Officer

020 3925 3450

Andy provides the day-to-day administration for the Heads of University Biosciences, British Society for Genetic Medicine and oversees the activities of the client services team.

 

Zushna

 

Zushna Ahmed

Membership Officer

020 3925 3449

Zushna provides day-to-day administration for the Anatomical SocietyBritish Society for Neuroendocrinology the Quekett Microscopical ClubFisheries Society of the British Isles and Freshwater Biological Association.

 

C Brown

 

Charlie Brown AMRSB

Membership Officer

020 3925 3451

Charlie manages the day-to-day membership administration for the Genetics Society,  British Lichen Society,  and the International Society for Affective Disorders.

 


Operations


Elinor Fleming

 

Elinor Fleming AMRSB

Operations and Technology Support Officer

020 3925 3473

Elinor supports the operations and facilities of RSB's central London office.

  


Accreditation and Professional Affairs

Download a department organogram or get in touch via training@rsb.org.uk


 

Paul Trimmer MRSB

Associate Director

020 3925 3456

Paul is responsible for the strategy, implementation and delivery of RSB's professional development activity including the Degree Accreditation Programme, training, professional registers and careers.

 


Degree Accreditation


HANNAH SMITH

 

Hannah Smith AMRSB

Accreditation Officer

020 3925 3454

Hannah facilitates the accreditation application process, supports institutions and provides administrative support to the associate director and associated committee. 

Tessa Gibson

 

Tessa Gibson AMRSB

Accreditation Officer

020 3925 3455

Tessa facilitates the accreditation application process, supports institutions and provides administrative support to the associate director and associated committee. 

 


Professional Affairs


Cara Froggatt

 

Cara Froggatt AMRSB

Senior Professional Development Officer

020 3925 3458

Cara manages the development and delivery of the RSB's professional development activity including careers work and the professional registers.

 

Francesca Chantry

 

Francesca Chantry AMRSB

Training and Registers Officer

020 3925 3457

Francesca supports the delivery and development of the RSB's training centre and professional registers.

 


Education and Science Policy

Download a department organogram or direct general enquiries to policy@rsb.org.uk


Education Policy


Lauren Mcleod 2

 

Lauren McLeod MRSB

Head of Education Policy

020 3925 3462

Lauren manages the RSB's education policy work from primary to tertiary education. Lauren also leads on the Curriculum Committee, Biology Education Research Group and Education Policy Advisory Group.

Helen

 

Helen Mitchell MRSB

Education Policy Officer

020 3925 3463

Helen supports the Curriculum Committee and is delivering a framework for the 5-19 biology curriculum.

 

Dr Amanda Hardy

 

Dr Amanda Hardy MRSB

Senior Engagement Officer

020 3925 3459

Amanda provides coordination and collaboration on education policy between the Association for Science Education, Institute of Physics, Royal Society, Royal Society for Biology and Royal Society of Chemistry. (2 days a week) 

 


Science Policy


LM

 

Dr Laura Marshall MRCVS MRSB

Head of Science Policy

020 3925 3469

Laura advances and manages the RSB's science policy activities. She provides support to the Education and Science Policy Committee. 

 

Alessandro-Coatti

 

Alessandro Coatti MRSB

Senior Science Policy Officer

020 3925 3467

Alessandro focuses on science policy activities relating to human, animal and biomedical research. He supports the Animal Science Group and the UK Bioscience Sector Coalition.


Jade Hall

 

Dr Jade Hall MRSB

Senior Science Policy Officer

020 3925 3466

Jade is responsible for providing input and delivering a portfolio of policy activities with focus on research funding, research integrity, research publication, inclusivity and widening participation.

 


Publications


Tom

 

Tom Ireland MRSB

Managing Editor  

020 3925 3464

Tom is editor of the RSB's membership magazine, The Biologist, both in print and online, and advises on our external communications.

 

EmmaWrake

 

Emma Wrake AMRSB

Editorial Assistant 

020 3925 3479

Emma supports the production of The Biologist and the RSB's other publications.

 

 

Charlotte

 

Charlotte Cross

Senior Publications Officer 

020 3925 3465

Charlotte supports RSB’s partner publications, including the Journal of Biological Education, Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, and the Oxford Biology Primers series. She also assists with The Biologist magazine.

 


Parliamentary and Public Affairs

Download a department organogram or get in touch via engagement@rsb.org.uk


Susie Rabin

 

Susie Rabin

Associate Director of Parliamentary and Public Affairs

020 3925 5607

Susie oversees the Parliamentary and Public Affairs team, which includes press and social media, outreach and engagement, competitions, awards, grants, and engagement with Parliament.

 

Philippa

 

Philippa Skett MRSB

Digital Communications Manager

020 3925 3461

Philippa is responsible for the RSB's communications strategy. She manages press, PR, social media and the website.

 

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Raghav Selvam MRSB

Senior Engagement Officer

020 3925 3460

Raghav manages the RSB's awards and competitions, and supports the delivery of its public engagement work.

 

Dr Amanda Hardy

 

Dr Amanda Hardy MRSB

Senior Engagement Officer

020 3925 3459

Amanda is responsible for the strategy, implementation and delivery of engagement activities and is chair of the RSB's Outreach and Engagement working group.