"I really enjoy the exciting and fast-paced work environment that the UK DRI offers." Polly Downing
UK DRI HQ Office Manager
Please note that Polly is now on maternity leave from March 2020 to April 2021. Please direct enquiries to Liz Chambers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Roles & Responsibilities: responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the UK DRI HQ team, coordinating group of administrators that support HQ activities, oversee some conferences and events
Polly joined the UK DRI in March 2018 as a Project Officer and has recently changed roles to that of HQ Office Manager. Before joining UCL, Polly worked at the Medical Research Council as a Project Officer for the UK DRI ‘project’ which saw the set-up of the institution from the very start. Polly has a background in science following her completion of an undergraduate degree in Biomedical sciences in 2015 at the University of West England.
Polly’s interests include spending outdoors and visiting new countries!