Do you have a specific question? Take a look through our staff list below to see who to contact. Call 0303 303 0303 and enter their extension number.
If you’re not sure which team you need to speak to please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0303 303 0303.
If you have an emergency related to stem cell or cord transplants or arrangements for your donation outside of office hours, please call 0771 059 9161 to speak to a member of the Operations team.
Manages the process of supporting donors making initial enquiries and applying to join the register, searching for patient matches, collecting and delivering blood samples, organising the collection and delivery of stem cells, and providing care to donors after the donation process.
Operations Director’s office
Nicola Alderson, Operations Director, ext. 586
Jillian Arthur, PA to Operations Director, ext. 586
Organising professional training and providing expert advise on processes and services to the Operations Division.
Irina Evseeva, Head of Specialist Services, ext. 232
Edel Harkin, Registry Processes Advisor , ext. 223
Operations Business Management
Supporting the Operations function in providing services to the transplant community.
Louise Nazir, Operations Business Manager, ext. 277
Adam Watson, Management Information Analyst, ext. 1372
Search and Selection
Searching for matched unrelated adult and cord blood stem cell donors, including the specialist Graft Identification and Advisory Service (GIAS).
Arash Akbarzad-Yousefi, Head of Stem Cell Search and Selection Services, ext. 573
Elizabeth Francis, Stem Cell Search and Selection Services Manager, ext. 605
Supporting donors from the point of completing applications to joining the register and organising the collection and delivery of blood samples.
Kate Peel, Head of Donor Services, ext. 225
Lisa Cawley, Donor Liaison Manager, ext. 216
Lynn Miller, Donor Liaison Supervisor, ext. 217
Organising all aspects of stem cell provision to UK transplant centres and overseas registries; supporting donors though the process of voluntary donation.
Salmah Ahmed, Head of Transplantation Services, ext. 628
Darren Hatton, Senior Transplantation Services Manager, ext. 262
Joanne Badger, Transplantation Services Manager, ext. 298
Zia Whitaker, Donor Provision Supervisor, ext. 205
Recruiting, supervising, and supporting volunteer couriers and volunteer donor visitors.
Laura Moreno, Volunteer Manager, ext. 656
Sarah Rogers, Volunteer Manager / Team Support Coordinator, ext. 574
Team Support and Donor Follow up
Organising travel and accommodation for donors and stem cell couriers as well as providing fulfilment functions and other support. To following up our donors for 10 years post donation.
Charlie Barrett, Team Support Manager, ext. 616
Catherine Burlton, Donor Relationship Adviser, ext. 644
Lesley Sinnott, Team Support Supervisor, ext. 201
Cord Collection Program
Managing the collection of umbilical cord blood donations at our four partner maternity hospitals.
Lizzie King, Head of Cord Services, ext. 207
Patient Services Program
Providing support and information to patients and family members affected by stem cell transplant.
Chiara De Biase, Head of Patient Experience, ext. 271
Director of Research, Scientific Director, Professor of Haematology
Professor Alejandro J Madrigal MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, DSc
Director of Bioinformatics
Deputy Director of Research
Co Director of Laboratory
Professor Steven G E Marsh BSc PhD ARCS
Consultant Clinical Scientist
Katy Latham PhD, FRCPath
Consultant Clinical Scientist
Henry Stephens, BSc, PhD, SRCS
Finnuala A Fowles, BSc, SRCS (Intermediate Typing Lead)
Joyce Grant, BSc, MSc, SRCS (Solid Organ Group Lead)
Helen Ogilvie, BSc, SRCS (Clinical Services Customer Lead)
Anila Shah, BSc, SRCS (Register Reporting Customer Lead)
Franco Tavarozzi, BSc, MSc, SRCS (High Resolution Typing & Commercial Lead)
Our address is: Anthony Nolan Cell Therapy Centre, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8NS
Head of Cord Blood Development: Daniel Gibson BSc (Hons) LIBMS
Operations Manager: Dr Roger Horton, PhD
Processing and Quality Control Manager: Christopher Leonforte, BSc (Hons)
Research and Development Supervisor: Callum Vimpany
Database and Distribution Supervisor: Sameena Rehman
Senior Quality and Training Supervisor: Renneth Hidalgo, BSN, RN, MIM
Biomedical Scientist: Pam Sami, BSc (Hons)
Laboratory Scientist: Natalie Turton, BSc
Laboratory Scientist: Annabel Slater BSc
Laboratory Scientist: Alice Fickling
Laboratory Scientist: Damilola Aboyeji
Laboratory Scientist: Monika Jurgielewicz, MSc
Cord Blood Support Officer: Judy Gorton, BN (Hons)
Logistics Administrator: Leanne Smith
King’s College Hospital Collection Site
Our address is: Anthony Nolan Cord Collection, Nightingale Birth Centre, 4th Floor, Golden Jubilee Wing, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Collection Midwife Supervisor: Christine Peirson, RM
University Hospitals Leicester Collection Sites: Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital
Our address is: Anthony Nolan Cord Collection UHL, Maternity Unit, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW
Senior Supervising Midwife: Linda Moss, RM
Saint Mary's Hospital, Manchester
Our address is: Anthony Nolan Cord Collection, Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, 5th Floor (Research) St Mary's Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL
Collection Midwife Supervisor: Diane Davies, RM
Dr Emma Radway-Bright, Head of Quality, ext. 672
Renneth Hidalgo, BSN, RN, MIM, Senior Quality and Training Supervisor
Hirasine Sengomona, Quality and Training Supervisor, ext. 578
Josefina Gil-Moya, MSc, Quality and Training Supervisor, ext. 556
Our address is: Anthony Nolan, 2 Heathgate Place, 75-87 Agincourt Road, London, NW3 2NU.
Head of Cord Services: Lizzie King
If you have further enquiries, our team is here to help.