equality4success Team

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Elizabeth Wynn - equality4success Manager

Elizabeth works flexible hours when needed to fulfil volunteering commitments and accommodate mental health issues. As e4s manager she is excited to oversee all aspects of the programme and make the Institute an inclusive and welcoming place where all staff, students and visitors can thrive.



Adrian Bath – Head of Engineering



Arqum Anwar – PhD student, Signalling



Andrea Last - Head of Human Resources

Andrea sits on a number of committees at the Institute, including the Babraham Executive Committee, where she can make sure our EDI work is fully integrated. She works full time remotely with flexible hours and has had three maternity leaves.



Brendan Terry – PhD student, Epigenetics



Jon Houseley – Group Leader, Epigenetics

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Laura Steel - BSU Supervisor



Leah McHugh – PhD student, Epigenetics



Louisa Wood - Communications Manager

Louisa has taken one period of maternity leave while employed at the Institute following the birth of her second daughter. Both of Louisa's children attended Babraham Nursery. After starting at the Institute in 2014, Louisa initially worked part time in order to support her first daughter’s integration into nursery and is currently working flexibly to balance childcare around school hours.

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Michael Norman – Public Engagement Manager



Michelle Barthelemy – HR Manager




Ntombizodwa Makuyana – PhD student, Immunology




Rahul Samant – Tenure Track Group Leader, Signalling



Simon Andrews - Head of Bioinformatics
Simon represents the views of facility staff. He understands the need for a flexible and supportive work environment as his group has benefited from being able to retain staff as changing family needs have caused them to move from full-time to part time or flexible hours. Simon works remotely to fit his schedule and encourages his team to as well.




Simon Cook – Interim Institute Director



Simon Jones - Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Simon helps ensure our initiatives are beneficial to all staff, especially those in non-science roles. He has worked flexibly for childcare purposes in the past and understands the importance of an inclusive workplace.