The Team

The Team

For general contact information, visit the Contact Us page.

CEO Joe Marshall

Dr Joe Marshall

Chief Executive

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Formerly Chief Operating Officer and Director of Strategy at NCUB, Dr Joe Marshall took over as Chief Executive in summer 2018.

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Sam Laidlaw


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Sam Laidlaw brings extensive experience of working in business both in the UK, and internationally, having held responsibility for businesses across four continents.

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Shivaun Meehan

Head of Communications

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Professor Graeme Reid

Strategic Adviser

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Alongside his role at NCUB, Professor Graeme Reid is Chair of Science and Research Policy at University College London. He is a member of the Council of Research England.

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Andrew Basu-McGowan

Policy Lead for Innovation and Place

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Andrew leads on the design and delivery of our innovation, research and place agendas.

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Sarah Cowan

Sarah Cowan

Policy and Programmes Manager

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Sarah's focus is on the talent and skills agenda in HE and industry. Sarah also looks after our State of the Relationship report, and can be contacted regarding 2019 submissions.

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Agnes Emri

Agnes Emri

Digital Content and Communications Officer

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Agnes looks after our website and social media. She would love to hear from members interested in submitting a blog or success story for publication.


Zakaria Ismail

Zakaria Ismail

Research Analyst

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Zak is responsible for evidence gathering and analytical work.


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