Team and Governance

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

GW4 Governance

Learn more about our Governance and Board and Council members GW4 Board and GW4 Council.

GW4 Team

GW4 Director
For enquiries about research collaboration or partnership opportunities, please contact: Dr Joanna Jenkinson

GW4 Coordinator
For all other general enquiries, please email:

GW4 Research and Innovation
For research and innovation development enquiries contact GW4 Research and Development Manager: Jennifer Evans

Research Communities
GW4 Building Communities Manager: Harriet Mills

For general research community enquiries:

GW4 Communications
For all media and communications enquiries contact GW4 Communications Manager (Maternity Cover): Sophie Gidley

Talent and Skills
For all doctoral training and staff development enquiries contact:

GW4 Talent and Skills Manager: Sabrina Fairchild

For general talent and skills enquires:

GW4 Strategic Research Alliances

GW4 Climate Alliance Manager: Gro Slotsvik

GW4 Antimicrobial Resistance Research (AMR) Alliance Manager: Dr Claire Spreadbury 

GW4 University Programme Management

University of Bath: Richard Hocking

University of Bristol: Valerie Aspin and Sam Lambshead

Cardiff University: Kate Patten

University of Exeter: Charlotte Lane

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.