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Jonathan Brüün, Chief Executive
Strategic management, business development, human resources, policy development, links with industry.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7417 0113 | E-mail: email@example.com
With a background in specialist healthcare communications, Jono joined the BPS as Head of Communications and Development in 2009 with a remit to enhance the Society’s engagement with its members and the public. He has helped deliver a public relations portfolio that includes new online services, enhanced outreach activities, and improved relations with the media. In his time at BPS, Jono has also driven the Society’s journals and publications strategy, its relationships with national and international partners, and its collaboration on new initiatives in support of UK drug discovery, development and delivery.
Mike Poole, Finance and Commercial Director
Financial management and planning, operations management, corporate governance, constitutional matters.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0173| E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike is an ACA-qualified Chartered Accountant with a wealth of financial and business expertise. His priority is to support the Society’s 5-year strategy with robust financial and business disciplines that protect, diversify and grow income while increasing efficiency. He is responsible for corporate services, including finance, IT, HR and facilities. Mike succeeded in a similar role at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health where he supported a period of fourfold income growth that included a significant income from publishing. He joins BPS from Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research where he recently changed their financial strategy and enabled them to safely commit their highest-ever annual sum towards research.
Jess Strangward, Head of Education
Administration and management associated with the BPS education and outreach functions.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0187 | E-mail: email@example.com
Jess Strangward BSc, MSc finished a degree in Human Sciences at UCL and then embarked upon the Mountbatten Internship Programme in international business. After completing a masters in Science Communication at Imperial College London, Jess joined Understanding Animal Research to help launch and develop their nationwide speaker programme: training scientists to speak openly and honestly about animal research in schools. She is committed to helping the scientific community equip themselves with the skills to deal with the challenges of a changing bioscience world, including better dialogue and engagement with the public.
Karen Schlaegel, Head of Meetings and Events
Project Management and administration of scientific meetings, bursaries, BPS workshops and other events.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0183 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Schlaegel, (BA) Hons, studied for a degree in European Business in the UK and France. After her graduation she returned to Germany where she worked as a conference producer. She then moved on to a Not for Profit organization where she managed a European media art project. Prior to joining the BPS as Secretariat Services Manager in March 2008, she worked at the International Association for the Study of Obesity as Administrative Officer. On 1 June 2011 she was appointed as Head of Meetings and Events.
Katharine Richardson, Head of Communications and Membership
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0170 | E-mail: email@example.com
Katharine joined BPS from Virgo HEALTH, a communications consultancy for the healthcare industry, where she worked as Programme Director/Policy and Access Adviser. Katharine brings seven years of communications experience to BPS, across a number of disease areas and from the management of successful UK and international communications programmes.
Hazel O'Mullan, Marketing and Communications Manager
Marketing and communications, web editing, press office support, member services, Managing Editor of Pharmacology Matters and other in-house publications, Young Pharmacologists and Women in Pharmacology initiatives.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0180 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hazel O'Mullan, BA (Hons) has been with the BPS since completing her University degree in August 2000. She worked part time throughout her English Literature degree as the proof reader and general office administrator for a London based magazine. Hazel now has responsibility for delivering marketing and communications support for the Society's core activities, including education, meetings, publications and member services. Hazel also provides press office support, and has primary editorial responsibility for our website and social media channels.
Carolina Medal, Information Systems Manager
Information, web systems and network management; technical projects management and implementation; IT help desk support.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0172 | E-mail: email@example.com
Carolina Medal, BA (Joint Hons), Information Systems Manager graduated in Digital Media and Mass Communications and worked as a freelance video editor and multimedia producer in a variety of projects for the education and charity sectors until she joined the Society in 2005. Carolina manages the Society’s IT and communications network and systems, including project management of technical implementations. Carolina is also responsible for strategic overview to meet future business and system requirements, provides first and second line IT support for the office, and looks after our Pharma-CAL-ogy e-learning software.
Ruth Meyer, Publications and Policy Manager
Responsibility for BPS policy and consultation responses; Clinical Section initiatives and support to BPS journals.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7417 0110 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth completed her Natural Sciences degree at Jesus College, University of Cambridge and joined BPS in July 2011. Previously Ruth worked for Aimhigher in City of Sunderland College encouraging young people from a non-traditional background to recognize their potential and progress onto Higher Education.
Paul Tizard, Membership and Awards Officer
BPS membership, prizes and awards administration, office management, general enquiries.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0171 | E-mail: email@example.com
Before joining the BPS in May 2001, Paul managed the database for a company that serviced medical equipment in the Wellington, Portland and Princess Grace hospitals. He worked in the BJP Editorial Office before moving to Membership Services at the end of 2008. Paul now has responsibility for membership administration, including the management of the Society's prizes and awards, as well as office facilities at Angel Gate.
Helen To, Events Officer
Logistical support to the BPS Meetings and Education function, including workshop organization; bursary administration; general meetings enquiries; Prescribing Skills Assessment (PSA) QA events.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0176 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen joins BPS from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Helen's enthusiasm and passion for events management has enabled her to successfully coordinate and administrate events such as networking drinks, VIP dinners, new qualifiers ceremonies, master classes, one day seminars and residential conferences.
Rebecca Tibbs, Education and Outreach Officer
Logistical support to the BPS education and outreach function.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0170 | E-mail: email@example.com
Rebecca Tibbs completed her degree in Biochemistry at the University of Oxford and joined BPS in September 2012. Rebecca developed an interest in education and outreach work while leading a student-run campaign encouraging students to consider higher education at university, and has a particular interest in science outreach and education.
Sue Giles, Accounts Administrator
Bookkeeping, expense and supplier payments and credit control.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7239 0174 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Giles has been with the BPS since 2007. Before joining the BPS Sue worked in finance departments for various companies from sole trader to multinational institutions.
Stephen M Montgomery, Managing Editor
Stephen joined Wiley in September 2011 as the Managing Editor for the BPS journals, having previously worked as a Publishing Editor for the Royal Society of Chemistry. Prior to entering scientific publishing he had initially qualified as a pharmacist before undertaking research into neonatal pharmacokinetics for which he was awarded a PhD by Queen’s University Belfast. Stephen works very closely with the BPS to manage the journals as a business and also oversees the day-to-day running of the editorial office.
Tel: +44 (0)1865 776 868 | Fax: +44 (0)1865 714 591
Kim Harris, Editorial Assistant
Kim Harris BA(Hons) graduated from De Montfort University in 2006 with a degree in Graphic Design and worked for academic archaeological publisher Oxbow Books from 2007. She joined the Editorial Office at Wiley in March 2013 and is responsible for the administration of the BPS journals; working closely with editors, editorial board members, referees, authors and production staff to provide a high quality service. With a keen interest in both science and the humanities, she is currently exploring their interaction for an MA in Applied Art (taken part time) at London Metropolitan University.
Tel: +44 (0)1865 776 868 | Fax: +44 (0)1865 714 591