I have over 15 years experience working in research and research management. With a PhD in music that focused on storytelling and communication, I have a deep interest in research communication, engagement, and impact.


I am an experienced trainer and facilitator and have delivered training on: 

  • research management and leadership

  • presentation and communication skills

  • stakeholder engagement and collaborative working

  • planning, evaluating and evidencing research impact

  • equality, diversity, and inclusion in research.

I am currently the managing editor for the Journal of Research Management and Administration, a member of ARMA's Professional Development Committee and Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Advisory Board, external examiner for the University of Strathyclyde's PGCerts in Researcher Development and Knowledge Exchange, External Committee Member for Goldsmiths Research Integrity and Ethics Committee, member of Vitae's CROS and PIRLS Working Group, External Adviser on Middle Career Development for the Society for Research into Higher Education, and peer reviewer for the International Journal of Doctoral Studies.

I continue my research in music and performance and am currently working on an Academic Cabaret and an exploration of seaside musical heritage.

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