Leadership Team

  • Dr. Andrew Fry
    Director
  • Dr. Karen Reed
    Co-Director and Operations Manager
  • Angela Burgess
    Co-Director for Education and Engagement

Genomics for Research Teams

Genomics Facility

  • Dr. Karen Reed
    Co-Director and Operations Manager
  • Shelley Rundle
    Research Manager
  • Dr. Vikki Humphreys
    Research Technician
  • Rob Maddison
    Research Technician

Bioinformatics Team

  • Dr. Peter Giles
    Bioinformatics Manager
  • Sam Hill
    Bioinformatician
  • Dr. Iain Perry
    Bioinformatician

Genomic Editing Facility

  • Prof. Nick Allen
    Genome Editing Lead
  • Bridget Allen
    Genome Editing Research Manager

NHS Partnership Projects

  • Dr. Kevin Ashelford
    Data Strategy and IT Infrastructure Lead (GPW funded)
  • Christian Files
    Research Bioinformatician embedded within the All Wales Medical Genomics Service

Genomics Integration into SAIL

  • Prof. Kerina Jones (Swansea University)
    SAIL Data Integration Lead
  • Beata Fonferko-Shadrach
    Clinical Database Officer

Research Ethics and Project Support

  • Laura Butlin
    Research Coordinator (Maternity leave)
  • Loys Richards
    Research Coordinator

 

Education and Engagement Team

  • Angela Burgess
    Co-Director for Education and Engagement
  • Dr. Rhian Morgan
    Senior Education and Engagement Officer
  • Emma Hughes
    Genetic Alliance UK Policy and Engagement Manager for Wales
  • Rhys Vaughan
    Project Officer (GPW co-funded)
  • Nina Lazarou
    Education Assistant

 

Executive Management Team

An executive management team formed of the key leads for activity within Wales Gene Park along with University academics meet regularly to guide the operational direction of Wales Gene Park and to discuss and progress our strategy to support genomics in Wales. This team is support by an external advisory committee who review our activity and provide long term strategic advice and guidance.

Wales Gene Park

  • Dr. Andrew Fry
    Director
  • Dr. Karen Reed
    Co-Director and Operations Manager
  • Angela Burgess
    Co-Director and Education and Engagement Manager
  • Emma Hughes
    Public Involvement Lead

Academic Leads

  • Prof. Kerina Jones (Swansea University)
    SAIL Data Integration Lead
  • Dr. Hywel Williams
    Impact Lead
  • Prof. Andy Tee
    Commercial Lead
  • Prof. Nick Allen
    Genome Editing Lead