Chief Operating Officer's Office


The office of the Chief Operating Officer provides leadership across a range of management and support functions underpinning the research programmes and Genome Campus operations.

Core team

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Dr Cordelia Langford, FRSB

Director of Science Operations

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Alison King

Personal Assistant to the Director

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Paul Woobey

Director of ICT

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Nicky Chilvers

Team Administrator - Management Operations

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Steve Palmer

Director of Communications

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Ms Maggie Payne

Chief Financial Officer

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Charlie R Weatherhogg

Human Resources Director

Previous team members

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Genny Kiff

Previous Interim CFO

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Henry Parkinson

Head of Legal

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