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Please note the Science Council has moved office, our new address is below: 

Hodgkin Huxley House, 30 Farringdon Lane, Clerkenwell, London, EC1R 3AW

Main telephone number: 020 3434 2020

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Diana GarnhamPortrait of Diana Garnham

Chief Executive

Telephone: 020 3434 2024
Mobile: 07768 055 853
Email: Diana

Diana has overall responsibility for the smooth running of the secretariat, for internal and external relations and policy development.  She is secretary to the Board and Council, and takes the lead with projects and activities on sustainability, equality and diversity, and public trust and confidence in science.

Portrait of Nicola HannamNicola Hannam

Director, Policy & Development

Telephone: 020 3434 2021
Email: Nicola

Nicola plays a key role in the implementation of the business plan and development of policy and the Science Council's profile. She supports Diana in the running of the organisation and oversees education and skills work, the Careers from Science project and member services, including applications to join the Science Council.

Portrait of Ali OrrAli Orr


Telephone: 020 3434 2022
Email: Ali

Ali leads on matters of professionalism and registration, managing the Chartered Scientist scheme and the New Registers project. He is secretary to both the Registration Authority and the New Registers Advisory Group. Ali is the main contact for professional bodies that wish to become licensed, for employers interested in the CPD approval scheme, and for opportunities to promote CSci. 

Lydia Cufflin

Executive Assistant

Telephone: 020 3434 2020
Email: Lydia

Lydia provides administrative support to the chief executive including supporting the Science Council Board, Council, General Meetings and special interest groups and working groups including the Membership Services Project.

Portrait of Oliver O'HanlonOliver O'Hanlon

Policy & Administration Executive

Telephone: 020 3434 2025
Email: Oli

Oli provides research and administrative support for the Science Council's policy activities and external affairs, including specialist working groups, committees, and strategic partners.

Amy Pearce

Registration Executive

Telephone: 020 3434 2023
Email: Amy

Amy provides support for the administration and growth of the Chartered Scientist register and for the development of the two new registers at technician and graduate level.