Chris Orton is a Programme Manager based within Population Data Science at Swansea University Medical School.

Chris is technical lead for the Inflammation and Immunity HDR UK Driver Programme, leads research and infrastructure development projects for SAIL Databank and the Secure eResearch Platform (SeRP) UK, and is currently managing the reproducible infrastructure theme for the AI for Multiple Long-Term Conditions: Research Support Facility. 

Chris has been with Population Data Science at Swansea University since 2012 and has project and programme management experience across multiple research disciplines and technologies, feeding into large-scale developments in population health across the UK and internationally. Chris continues to work with senior management in Swansea and across HDR UK on national strategy for infrastructure and research development, and with analysts worldwide supporting their research using SeRP technology.