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Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Francesca Gliubich

Faculty Director of Operations

Francesca Gliubich

Francesca is the Faculty Director of Operations for the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

She has joined us from King’s College London, where she held the position of Chief of Staff (Health &Life Sciences), working with colleagues across King's College London and the partner Trusts to drive the Health strategy.

Since 2019, Francesca has also been the Director of London and UK Advanced Therapies a Research England funded initiative that brings together the UK academic community working in the field of Cell and Gene therapies. Previously she was Director of Grants at Barts Charity and Head of Strategic Development at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. Francesca also has commercial experience having held roles of Business Development and Tech Transfer managers in Academia and having worked in commercial companies both in the UK and overseas. Her academic background includes a MRes degree in Industrial Chemistry, a PhD in Structural Biology, in addition to being an awardee of EMBO and EU Marie Curie research fellowships. Outside academia, Francesca is the Chair of Trustees of the British Fencing Charity and a Non Executive Director of British Fencing.

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