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Kate Forbes

Executive Co-ordinator MHU and Assistant to the Director of the MRC MHU

As Executive Coordinator for the Molecular Haematology Unit my role is to ensure the smooth day to day running of the Unit, assisting the Director as required.  My responsibilities include:

- reporting to funders

- ensuring the delivery of scientific reports

- researching and preparing reports of briefings

- assisting in communications, such as development and maintenance of the MHU website

- meeting and seminar organisation, and committee servicing

- acting as the main focal point for staff, students and visitors to the MHU

As EA to Professor Patel I also assist with duties such as

- diary management

- travel arrangements

- maintaining research grants lists

I took up this post in early 2021 having previously run the MSc Experimental & Translational Therapeutics and MSc Nanotechnology for Medicine and Health Care programmes for the Department for Continuing Education.  Prior to this I spent many years working in communications for various companies in Europe.

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