Core Team

Our core team support the delivery of our national centre.

Dr Josephine Dixon-Hardy

Dr Josephine Dixon-Hardy, Deputy Director of the Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices As Director of Medical Technologies Innovation at the University of Leeds, Josephine is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction, support and delivery of medical technology innovation and translation, helping companies to access knowledge, capability and people and develop clinical collaborations to help bridge […]

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Rowan Grant

Rowan Grant, National Outreach Manager Rowan is responsible for the Centre’s outreach activities. Along with looking after all external marketing activities for the Centre, she is also heavily involved in co-ordinating the Centre’s wider network. Rowan has spent several years in a business development and communications role at the Innovation & Knowledge Centre at the […]

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Kelly Broadbent

Kelly Broadbent, Project Administrator Kelly Broadbent is responsible for managing the day-to-day operation of the Centre and the delivery of the programme objectives. She also supports the work of the Director and Deputy Director, and works alongside the National Outreach Manager supporting engagement activities which connect the Centre to its commercial, clinical and academic partners. Kelly […]

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Nick Chester

Nick Chester, Reporting Officer Nick is responsible for information management and reporting requirements across the Medical Technologies portfolio: the IKC, Translate and MeDe Innovation. By maintaining and querying our bespoke MS Access database, we can measure the progress of individual projects and programmes, and success across the entire portfolio. This information is submitted to our […]

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