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Dr Mark Downs CSci FRSB

Chief Executive

Jen Crosk

 

Jennifer Crosk

PA to the Chief Executive

020 3925 3472

Jen provides support to the chief executive, manages human resources and facilities. Jen works part time and is available from 10:00 to 14:00.

 


Membership, Regions and Facilities

Download a department organogram or call 012 3350 4804 for general membership enquiries.


MarkLeach

Mark Leach AMRSB

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 governance.

 

Membership, Events and Regional Activity


Karen-Patel

Karen Patel CBiol MRSB

Head of Membership & 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.

 

Beth Morgan

Beth Morgan AMRSB

Events & Membership Officer

020 3925 3444

Beth delivers events and supports branches: Beds, Essex & Herts; Devon & Cornwall; East Anglia; London; Kent, Surrey & Sussex; South Wales; Thames Valley; Wessex; Western. She also supports membership engagement and adminstration.

 

Harriet McAra

Harriet McAra AMRSB

Events & Membership Officer

020 3925 3445

Harriet delivers events and supports branches: East Midlands; North Wales; North Western; Northern Ireland; Northern; Scotland; West Midlands; Yorkshire. She also supports membership engagement and adminstration.

 

Shameema

Shameema Haque MRSB

Membership Engagement & Events Officer

020 3925 3442

Shameema coordinates day-to-day membership recruitment, retention and engagement processes and manages a range of membership networks. She also delivers events for members.

 

Membership and Client Services


Andy-Stephens

Andy Stephens

Senior Membership Officer

020 3925 3450

Andy manages the day-to-day membership administration for the British Lichen Society, British Society for Genetic Medicine and the International Society for Affective Disorders 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 Society, British Society for Neuroendocrinology the Quekett Microscopical Club.

 

Matt-Webb

Matt Webb

Membership Officer

020 3925 3451

Matt provides day-to-day administration for the Genetics Society and the Heads of University Biosciences.

 

Facilities and Governance


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Ana Ilic MRSB

Development & Business Management Officer

020 3925 3473

Ana is responsible for developing and implementing the RSB's fundraising strategy, governance and provides committee secretariat support. Ana also manages the RSB's conference centre.

 


Accreditation and Professional Affairs

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Paul Trimmer AMRSB

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


Rosie Clear Hill

Rosie Clear Hill AMRSB

Accreditation Officer

020 3925 3454

Rosie 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


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Rosie Wakeham MRSB

Senior Professional Development Officer

020 3925 3457

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

 

Cara Froggatt

Cara Froggatt AMRSB

Training and Registers Officer

020 3925 3458

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

 


Policy and Public Affairs

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Dr Laura Bellingan FSB

Dr Laura Bellingan FRSB

Director of Policy and Public Affairs

020 3925 3468

Laura is responsible for overall strategy of the RSB’s public affairs and activities relating to education policy, science policy, press, social media communications, public engagement and competitions.

 

Education Policy


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Lauren McLeod

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

Policy Officer (Education)

020 3925 3463

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

 

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Education Policy Assistant

020 3925 3462

This role provides secretariat support for 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.

 

Science Policy


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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.

 

 

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Dr Jonathan Carruthers MRSB

Senior Science Policy Officer

020 3925 3470

Jonathan focuses on science policy activities involving plant sciences, agriculture and the environment. He also provides secretariat support to the UK Plant Sciences Federation.

 

Alessandro-Coatti

Alessandro Coatti MRSB

Senior Science Policy Officer

020 3925 3470

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

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.

 

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Minna Hartikainen MRSB

Project Officer

020 3925 3465

Minna provides support to the Natural Capital Initiative (NCI) RSB Special Interest Group.

 

 

Communications and Outreach


Philippa

Philippa Skett MRSB

Press and Communications Manager

020 3925 3461

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

 

Dr Amanda Hardy

Dr Amanda Hardy MRSB

Senior Outreach Officer

020 3925 3459

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

RaghavRaghav Selvam MRSB

Competitions and Outreach Officer

020 3925 3460

Raghav administers the RSB's school competitions and supports its outreach work. He also runs the Nancy Rothwell Award, Outreach and Engagement Award, and Photography Competition.

 

Publications


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Tom Ireland MRSB

Managing Editor & Head of Publications 

020 3925 3464

Tom is editor of the RSB's membership magazine, The Biologist, and oversees the RSB's other publications, such as the Journal of Biological Education.

 

EmmaWrake

Emma Wrake AMRSB

Editorial Assistant 

020 3925 3479

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

 


Parliamentary Affairs

Direct general parliamentary event enquiries to events@rsb.org.uk


Dr Stephen Benn

Dr Stephen Benn

Director of Parliamentary Affairs

020 3925 3474

Stephen works with a wide range of scientific societies to raise the profile of science and to strengthen the links between the science community and both Parliament and Government.