Interim Head of Research & Business Engagement
Christine has 20+ years experience of working in the higher education sector, delivering support across STEM and HAAS subjects – with a key research and development focus.
Most recently, she has spent the last 13-years working at the London Business School, as the Assistant Director of Research – a senior strategic role working closely with world-leading faculty in the social sciences discipline, providing leadership of the research support team, and delivering the research and impact strategy and research infrastructure. In this role, Christine was also the Chief liaison, with external funding bodies, and provided oversight of the Behavioural Research Lab.
Prior to this, she worked at Imperial College London, as the Coordinator of a large-scale Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Project, involving the global distribution of funding to academia and companies to create new point-of-care CD4 tests for those living with HIV/AIDS in resource-poor settings.
She holds an MA in Higher and Professional Education from the UCL Institute of Education and a Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management from the Manchester Metropolitan University.
Christine has research interests in the areas: higher education and government policy; research policy; funding policy and strategy; innovation in higher education and equity.