RD-Connect Project Assistant
Avril worked at Newcastle University in the research grant finance department between 1988 and 1999 where she was responsible for liaising with sponsors for research funding. She moved to Seattle in 1999 and spent 11 years working at the University of Washington, providing administrative, budget and database support for risk management in the hospitals and clinics managed by the University. Avril moved back to the UK in October 2012 and has been working at the Institute of Genetic Medicine at Newcastle University since January 2013 for the RD-Connect project.
Avril works as Project Assistant for RD-Connect, supporting the coordination team and project partners with administrative and financial matters.