Liz is acting as the interim Chief Operating Officer for Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), her second time in this role as she was the Chief Operating Officer at the time of HDR UK’s establishment in 2017/18. Liz has joined from the University of Edinburgh where her most recent role was as College Registrar for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She is a molecular biologist by training but after 7 years in the biotechnology industry moved into public sector operational management roles.