Our People

Senior Management Team

Kate Baillie
CEO, Biochemical Society
Managing Director, Portland Press

Lorraine Reese
Associate Director,  Events and Marketing

Clare Curtis
Associate Director, Content and Engagement

Doug Armin
Associate Director, Finance and Governance

Kofo Balogun
Associate Director, HR, EDI and Technology

Events, Awards and Grants

Adam Taylor
Conference and Events Manager

Hannah Atkins (On Maternity)
Sponsorship and Grants

Karina Proshina (Maternity Cover)
Exhibition and Sponsorship Officer

Lucy Ollett
Grants, Awards and Events Officer


Charlotte Knight
Events Organizer

Katie Keiznerv3

Katie Keizner
Events Organizer


Oriane Diallo
Events and Marketing intern

Marketing and Communications

John Doddy
Marketing and Communications Manager

Samantha Connor
Marketing and Communications Officer 

Education & Community Engagement

Catherine Heath 
Education, Public Engagement and Training Manager

Orla Lappin
Content and Communities Coordinator

Publishing Directorate


Laura Buchan

Niamh Lynch
Managing Editor

Zara Manwaring
Managing Editor


Natalie Tawney
Commissioning Editor

Shou Hwa Liu
Senior Production Editor

Nicholas Walker
Production Editor

Kimberly Bayley-Tweed
Production Editor

Joseph Temenu
Editorial Assistant

Danielle Raanan
Editorial Assistant

Julian Rodriguez
Commissioning Assistant

Olivia Rowe
Commissioning Assistant

Ciaran Hoogendoorn
Insights Manager

Amy Bradford
Publishing Support Officer

Sales and Membership

Paul Wearmouth 
Sales and Renewals Manager

Daniel Emerson
Customer Support Officer (Sales)


Kamal Hussain
Customer Support Officer (Membership)

Operations Directorate



Sarah Jenner
Governance Manager


Gina Stubbs
Governance Officer


Mo Agbelusi
Infrastructure Support Engineer

Olu Aofiyebi 
Business Technology Manager

Saffy Sharif
Digital Content Editor


Bridgette Gibson-Baca
Management Accountant

Mirko Cenzon
Finance Officer

Maryam Mauthoor
Ledger Clerk

Human Resources

Tumi Ladele 
HR Manager

Ikenna Abani
HR and Operations Officer