Our people

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Director: Professor Thomas Voit

Professor Thomas Voit stands in front of the GOSH entrance in a blue suit and spotty tie

Deputy Director: Professor Dame Lyn Chitty

Lyn Chitty

Deputy Director of Operations: Dr Laura Turner

Laura Turner

Theme lead: Professor Dame Lyn Chitty

Lyn Chitty

Deputy lead: Professor Sergi Castellano

Sergi Castellano

Junior Faculty reps: Dr Reddy Sreekanth Vootukuri and Dr Elizabeth Scotchman

Theme manager: Dauda Bappa

Theme lead: Professor Neil Sebire

Neil Sebire (test)

Deputy lead: Dr Pia Hardelid

Junior Faculty reps: Dr Philippa Sipanoun and Dr Maria Peppa

Theme manager: Dauda Bappa

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Lead: Professor Tim Barrett

Junior Faculty rep: Dr John Apps

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Leads: Professor John Chester and Professor Christian Hedrich

Junior Faculty rep: Dr Rachel Harwood and Dr William Dawes

Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Lead: Professor Paul Dimitri

Junior Faculty reps: Dr Nicki Barker

Career Development Academy

Leads: Professor Philippa Mills (non-clinical)

Dr Philippa Mills

Professor Sir Terence Stephenson (clinical)

Terence Stephenson

Healthcare Professionals Academic Careers Lead: Dr Polly Livermore

Headshot of Polly Livermore

Business development

Lead: Professor Chris O’Callaghan

Chris O'Callaghan

Deputy: Dr David Chapman Jones

David Chapman-Jones

Junior Faculty

Lead: Dr Amy McTague (clinical)

Deputies: Dr Conor McCann (non-clinical), Dr Polly Livermore (healthcare professional), Dr Julien Baruteau (clinical)

Patient and Public Involvement, Engagement and Participation

Lead: Professor Stephen Marks

Deputy: Vicki Heath

The work of the NIHR GOSH BRC is supported by a core team including Management, Communications, Data, Finance, Governance and Equality Diversity and Inclusion teams.

Our infrastructure

NIHR GOSH Biomedical Research Centre structure