Our team

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Angela Hind PhD


Angela advises and assists the Board of Trustees and has delegated authority to implement the charity’s policies. She became Director of the charity in 2013 having steered the Medical Research Foundation through a major restructuring, as its business manager. Angela joined the charity from the MRC where she had 15 years experience of grant and fellowship management.


Ami Hodges

Senior  Research and Governance Manager

Ami joined the MRF in April 2016 after working in the Grant Management teams at Cancer Research UK and Wellcome. She is responsible for leading on research initiatives and developing the processes for the allocation of research funding according to research priorities or the requests of donors. She looks after the current MRF grant awards portfolio and is the first point of contact for grant related queries.

Iain Lee

Interim Estates and Finance Manager

Iain is our Finance and Estates Manager and deals with the day-to-day finances and reporting on all of our on-going grants. Any queries about these should be sent directly to Iain.

Khadeja Ahmed


Khadeja Ahmed is our Coordinator and provides support with research competitions, legacies and bequests, recruitment, finance and provides support for the board of trustees. Any general queries about the charity can be sent directly to Khadeja.

Lisa Robinson

Head of Fundraising

Lisa joined us in January 2017 from the Disasters Emergency Committee, where she led on all major gift fundraising for 5 emergency crisis appeals including the Nepal Earthquake Appeal in 2015 and the Yemen Crisis Appeal in 2016. She is responsible for leading all fundraising activities for MRF in order to raise more charitable income to spend on medical research that will improve lives. In addition to the day job, Lisa is also a Trustee for School-Home Support (SHS). Lisa is your point of contact for all fundraising-related enquiries.

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