Meet the team

Staff Dec 2017

Chief Executive's Office

Simon Thompson  – Chief Executive 

Simon is responsible for the effective management of the organisation with particular responsibility for strategic development in conjunction with the trustees and operational delivery on a sound financial basis with the senior management team.

Lucy Stewart – Exec Assistant/Committee Secretary

Lucy provides administrative support to the Chief Executive, President, Council and the various scientific and management committees of the BIR.  She administers the various prizes and awards offered by the Institute.

Mariane Cavalcante Zanatta - Administrative Assistant 

Mariane provides invaluable administrative support for all the departments of the organisation. She is usually the first point of contact for anyone visiting or calling the Institute.


Communications and Membership

Carole Cross - Head of Membership and Communications 

Carole is responsible for all communications for the organisation including individual and corporate membership promotion and engagement, website, newsletters,  marketing materials, PR and social media.

Jane Moynihan -  Membership  and Data Coordinator 

Jane administrates and manages individual and corporate membership of the BIR and is also responsible for managing our customer database.

Daniel Hooper - Membership Engagement Coordinator 

Daniel is responsible for increasing membership, communicating with members and ensuring we engage with our members.



Magda Howlett – Finance and Operations  Manager

Magda is responsible for all financial, ICT, property management, insurance and contractual management issues for the organisation.



Sarah Adibi - Head of Education 

Sarah has responsibility for the development, management, delivery and promotion of the BIR’s educational activities for the radiology community, working with a trustee-led Education Committee. 

Abisola Amoo – Education Development Manager

Abi is responsible for developing BIR educational resources and strategy. She works closely with the education committee, SIGs and other BIR members to identify and deliver new education activities.

Abbey Shaw – Events  Manager 

Abbey ensures the effective planning, marketing and delivery of the BIR’s educational events. She works with committees and regional branches to devise educational events that meet current needs of medical and scientific professionals working in the subject area.

Malini Banerjee – Events Coordinator 

Sara Greer – Events Coordinator

Malini and Sara are the main ports-of-call for all incoming queries concerning BIR educational events across the UK. They work alongside the Events Manager in the planning, marketing and delivery of the year’s educational programme and Annual Congress.    

Khalda Mohammed - Information Specialist 

Khalda develops and manages online information resources for the radiological community and provides information services to members.

Mel Glynn – e-Learning Technologist 

Guang (Sunny) Yang - e-Learning Technologist

Mel and Sunny focus on development and use of new learning technologies to support the educational mission of the BIR. They implement a range of e-learning materials including webinars, videos and podcasts.



Sophia Anderton – Head of Publishing 

Sophia has strategic and operational responsibility for books, journals and e-products. Find out more about Sophia

Chris Clough  – Production Manager 

Chris oversees and coordinates the production of the BIR’s journals and books, liaising with editors, authors and printers. He is responsible for the scheduling of all publications.

Tami  Potten – Editorial Development Manager

Tami is responsible for the strategic development of the BJR. She works closely with the Publisher to ensure that the BIR continues to publish high quality, relevant content in a rapid manner. 

Miranda Wilson-Wood – Content Development Editor

Miranda is responsible for driving content-generation activities within the publications team, working with members of the community deliver relevant and high quality material.

Vanessa Brunt – Editorial Assistant  

Vanessa’s role is to coordinate the peer review process for the British Journal of Radiology. She works with authors, BJR reviewers and the Editorial Board to ensure that manuscripts are reviewed in a timely manner and a constant flow of content is provided.

Sarah Jordan – Production Editor 

Sarah is responsible for assisting in the production of our two journals, BJR and Imaging, as well as DMFR. She liaises with authors, editors, typesetters and printers throughout the production process.



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