Staff Profile:Dr Tim Richardson
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Having joined the University originally to work as a Business Development Manager, the role has developed to include the operational and financial management of the School.
Originally a research scientist, beginning with metabolic biochemistry, then moving into tumour markers (at St. Thomas's Hospital, Westminster). This was then extended to immunology and experimental approaches to tumour therapy at the MRC Radiobiology Unit, Harwell. Thereafter, a career largely as a manager in Research & Development with Amersham International plc before the latter became GE Healthcare in 2004.
Particular interests are the development and marketing of technologies for the Life Science sector, and the effective management of systems and resources within complex science-based organizations. Managing change, and organizational development were a significant part of the work in the private sector, and continue to be important in the School of Biological sciences.
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Own authorship of scientific papers pre-dates the introduction of Microsoft Word but gratified to have been part of a corporate culture within Amersham plc that encouraged research collaborations, and the publication of scientific papers.