Administration & Human Resources

The team delivers the Administration and HR support required for the smooth running of the laboratory, from visas and payroll to contracts and staff welfare. We ensure that TSL operates in line with the legal obligations of a registered charity and limited company and provide a full range of administrative support to the TSL executive, Group Leaders and colleagues.

Group leader

Debbie Feather

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As The Sainsbury Laboratory Company Secretary & Head of Administration I am responsible for the provision of all administrative support functions to the Laboratory and Governing Council.

I have a broad range of expertise in administration, employment law, external funding and intellectual property, all of which is underpinned by academic qualifications and membership of the following professional bodies :

Chartered Member Institute Personnel & Development 2012

Member Chartered Management Institute 2006

MBA University East Anglia 2006

ILM Diploma Management 2003

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