Meet our team

Our organisational structure provides accountability, ensuring the programme delivers against an agreed strategy.

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Leadership Team

Takes primary responsibility for development and implementation of strategy, the overall management and delivery of research of CHORAL, including overall management of risk. It reports to the Steering Group and is chaired by the CHORAL Director.

CHORAL Director, MRG Lead
Dr. Bernadette Dondo
Senior Research Statistician/Epidemiologist
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Theme Lead
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Senior Project Manager
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Co-applicant
Linda_Roberts
Project Assistant
Deputy Director
Simon_Pini
MRG Lead
Steph_Roberts
Research Programme Manager
Sue_Burchill
MRG Lead

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for implementing the strategy and all day-to-day management and delivery of CHORAL work programmes across the research themes. The Executive Committee meets on a quarterly basis, providing support to the Leadership Team on all aspects of CHORAL work.

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Professor of Cognitive Development
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Professor of Applied Health Research
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Co-applicant
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Head of School of Psychology
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Leadership Chair, Applied Health Research
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Co-applicant
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Acting Lead Nurse Research

Steering Group

A strategic advisory group that advises the CHORAL Leadership Team and provides guidance on strategic direction and content of CHORAL priorities within both National and International context. Members comprise senior leaders from the University of Leeds, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Leeds City Council.

External Strategic Advisory Board

The External Strategic Advisory Board (ESAB) offer strategic advice and support to the CHORAL programme. As an externally facing group, the ESAB reviews and provides advice on the activities of CHORAL.