Churchill Emeofa joined the Centre for Implementation Science, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London as business support administrator. He is a network engineer with a wealth of transferable knowledge gained in information technology, business and health sectors. He is a proven team player and he can balance multiple competing priorities to achieve strict deadlines.
Naomi is a Learning & Development Manager, Leadership Consultant and Coach with expertise in Applied Neuroscience for Organisations. She is Director of Clearly Agile Ltd and recently launched Neuro-Informed Ltd, a consultancy firm specialising in science communication, research and strategy with the aim of accelerating the ethical and responsible translation of neuroscience research to practice.
With a career in Learning and Development spanning 20 years, she provides specialist consultancy and training programs for forward-thinking organisations. Naomi has a Master’s degree in Applied Neuroscience from King’s College, London and has been coaching for over 18 years with particular expertise in Cognitive Behavioural Coaching and Executive coaching.
Naomi has experience of both Agile and Waterfall approaches to project implementations in public and private sector organisations from small entrepreneurial start-ups to large, multi-national corporations. She is passionate about improving access to evidence-based knowledge within education, the workplace and wider society.
Michele is a communications manager at NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South London where she job shares the role with Nick Sarson. Together they manage the ARC’s communications channels including the newsletter, blog, Twitter account@ARC_S_L and website. They produce marketing material, the annual report to the NIHR and organise events, as well as supporting and advising researchers on effective communications.
Michele previously worked at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in the communications team for eight years leading on internal communications including managing campaigns and organising events. Her previous roles were in the not-for-profit sector including Mencap, Crimestoppers and the Consumers’ Association where she worked with policy teams to promote campaigns to the media. Michele has a PG Dip in public relations from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. She has an interest in improving communications and using plain English to promote health services research to a variety of audiences.
Nick joined the ARC South London team in January 2016, where he job shares with Michele Harris-Tafri. Together they manage the ARC’s communications channels, including newsletter, blog, Twitter account @ARC_S_L and website. They also promote the ARC’s education activities and advise on its wider communications and engagement strategies. Nick has more than 15 years’ editorial and communications experience in publishing and higher education. Before joining ARC South London, Nick worked at Queen Mary University of London for four years, where he was based in the PR team. He worked on publications, websites, led on the development of a content strategy, and developed case studies of impactful research.