Sophie Morris joined HDR UK in October 2020 as Programme Manager to support the Data and Connectivity National Core Study. The programme aims to bring together key datasets to enable research to inform policy and decision making on COVID-19.

Prior to this, Sophie worked in the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS), part of Public Health England, to increase public access to data on cancer and to improve public understanding of how cancer data is collected and used.  She holds a Masters in Public Health from the University of California and a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Durham University.