The Team

The DRN was established in July 2005, jointly between Imperial College, London and Oxford University.

The DRN Coordinating Centre is responsible for the development and overall management of the DRN.


Name Title University
Professor Des Johnston Director Imperial College
Joanne Holloway Assistant Director Imperial College
Professor Nish Chaturvedi Associate Director (Industry) Imperial College
Professor David Matthews Associate Director (Consumer Advocacy) OCDEM
Professor Azeem Majeed Associate Director (Primary Care) Imperial College
Professor Angela Shore Associate Director (Experimental Medicine) Peninsula Medical School

Coordinating Centre Staff

Name Title University
Dr Eleanor Kennedy Project Manager OCDEM
Emanuela Mariani Senior PA Imperial College
Rachel Slade Industry and Portfolio Lead - (Maternity cover) Imperial College
Lorraine Fincham Primary Care Manager Imperial College
Joy Liao Research Manager Imperial College
Dr Helen Walkey Project Manager Imperial College
Mihaela Sutu Study Delivery Manager Imperial College
Martin Lodemore Patient and Public Liaison Officer Imperial College
Anthony Jones Information Systems Manager Imperial College
Michael Igiebor Information Systems Support Officer Imperial College
Josephine Bourner Study Support Administrator Imperial College
Maame Osei-Kyeremeh Study Support Officer Imperial College