GW4 Alliance brings together staff from across its four institutions to manage its activities, strengthened by a central directorate. Find out more about our team and find the person you need below.

You can also find out more about our Governance.


GW4 Directorate

Dr Sarah Perkins, GW4 Director:

Jaspreet Kular, GW4 Research and Innovation Development Manager:

Nichola Purdue, Communications Officer:

Tom Micciché, GW4 Coordinator:


GW4 Funding and Development

Rebecca Abrahams, GW4 Project Manager, Research Communities:

Katie Kelsey, GW4 Project Officer, Research Communities:

Claudia Gumm, GW4 Project Officer, Developing People: 

Gonzalo Velasco Berenguer and Emily Derbyshire, GW4 Advisers, Developing People:


GW4 Doctoral Training

Jennifer Hawkins, GW4 PGR Partnerships Officer:


GW4 University Programme Management

Richard Hocking, University of Bath:

Helen Murray, University of Bristol:

Amanda Roberts-Jones, Cardiff University:

Charlotte Lane, University of Exeter:


National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (Nc3Rs)

Jessica Eddy, Regional Programme Manager (Cardiff and the South West of England): 

Jessica supports the application of the 3Rs across the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. This includes providing expert advice and co-ordinating the sharing of best practice.