Admin Office

Key contacts in the Admin Office and Technical Services:

Marie is the Centre Finance and Administration Manager. Her role incorporates overall responsibility for the administration of the Centre including supervision and development of clerical staff.

Marie works collaboratively with the GDSC leadership team in order to develop strategic plans for the management and growth of the centre and to oversee the effective implementation, delivery, and evolution of the programme.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating budgets
  • Preparing financial reports
  • Coordinating recruitment
Marie's normal working hours:

Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00


Paula Amiet-West - GDSC Administrator

- GDSC Office Level 4 room G4.04

Paula is the full-time GDSC Administrator. Responsible for providing administrative support to the GDSC Co-Directors and Senior Management Team.

Paula also provides administrative coordination across GDSC staff and PhD students.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Organising GDSC projects
  • Coordination of the publication of school information
  • Supporting line managers in GDSC and school in the range of people-management activities
  • Room bookings and managing diaries
  • Maintaining GDSC records and documentation
Paula’s normal working hours:

Monday to Friday 08:30 - 16:30


Michael Schofield – GDSC Senior Technical Manager

- GDSC Office Level 4 room G4.07

Michael is the full-time GDSC Senior Technical Manager. His role is to ensure that building and technical facilities are fully operational and safe. He is also the local Health & Safety Co-ordinator and Senior Fire Warden.

Key duties include:

  • Management of prep room staff and facilities.
  • Management of liquid nitrogen and -80 freezer facilities.
  • Inducting new members of staff and students.
  • Procurement of laboratory equipment.
  • Dealing with incidents and breakdowns.
  • Liaising with Health & Safety office over safety matters.
  • Management of building facilities and liaising with Estates.
  • Purchasing of laboratory consumables and financial administration.

Michael’s normal working hours :

Monday to Thursday 08:30- 16:30