Professor Ole Petersen CBE FMedSci FLSW MAE ML FRS

Academic Director

Ole H Petersen is MRC Professor at Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences.  He was elected Fellow of The Royal Society in 2000 and Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in 2010. He became Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2008. Professor Petersen is Vice-President of Academia Europaea and also a member of the Academia Europaea Board. He is Chief Editor of American Physiological Society’s Open Access flagship journal FUNCTION which launched in 2020.

Louise Edwards

Knowledge Hub Manager

Louise’s international career has included recent senior management posts at IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) and as Director of The European Library.  Her earlier career was with the British Council in Poland, Cranfield University, the University of Birmingham and the UK’s JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee).

Juliet Davies

Executive Officer

Juliet is an experienced Executive Officer with almost 20 years working in the UK Higher Education sector. Her background is in marketing, international student recruitment, office and event management.

Mildred Foster

Science for Policy Officer

Mildred has a PhD in Immunology and extensive experience in biomedical research, science administration, event management and patient and public involvement. Before moving to Cardiff, she worked at Oxford University, the Wellcome Trust, NHS England and the Oxford Academic Health Science Network.