Support Team

 

Rachel Davey:

Executive Assistant

Rachel started working in the Wound Healing Research Unit, Cardiff University in 1997, becoming Professor Harding’s Personal Assistant in 2000. Rachel coordinates WWIC activities and is a key point of contact for internal and external stakeholders including Welsh Government, NHS and commercial sponsors.  Her working relationship with key contacts helps improve service levels and develop links with the University and outside bodies.

Neal Walkley: BSc (Hons), PhD

Information Management & Technology Project Manager

Neal has an honours degree in Biochemistry, a PhD in Molecular Biology and has more than 20 years’ experience working in academia and industry.

Neal joined the Wound Healing Research Unit in 2009 to project manage and monitor clinical trials.  He has also headed a project which introduced electronic data capture technology, in the form of digital forms and pens, to capture anonymised patient assessment information in a Wound Registry with the ultimate aim of improving patient care.  This has been the main focus of Neal’s work over the last few years and he continues working on rolling out its use in care homes throughout Wales.

Susan Taylor: Cert Ed (FE)

Centre Manager

Susan has worked in an administrative capacity with Professor Harding since the inception of the Wound Healing Research Unit in 1991.  Her remit covers obtaining tenders for service contracts and SLAs for WWIC and the day to day financial procedures incurred in running the facility. She has 25 years of expertise in the administrative aspects of clinical, laboratory and healthy volunteer research in both single and multi-centre research studies with academic and commercial partners. She has a particular expertise in the use of the industry costing template, REC, R&D and SSI submissions and the Integrated Research Application System (IRAS).

Jane Hopkins:

Admin Assistant

Jane joined the University in Cardiff in 1985 as a part-time secretary in the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine.  Jane has worked in the Wound Healing Research Unit since 1992 in various administrative/secretarial roles. Jane provides admin support to the Director of Education & Training and to the Commercial Director at the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre. 

Samantha Davies:

Admin Assistant

Samantha Davies began working for The Wound Healing Research Unit, Cardiff University as a Clerical Assistant to Professor Keith Harding and his Executive Assistant, Rachel Davey in August 2007. She deals with enquires from internal and external customers to establish working relationships with key contacts to help improve service levels and is involved with all aspects of administration for Academic and Clinical staff.
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