Manuela is Theme Manager for the Surgical and Orthopedic Innovation and Diet and Physical Activity themes.

She brings a wealth of experience gained through the management of a cardiovascular BRU as well as a UKCRC registered trials unit. Her experience ranges from finances, HR, stakeholder management, regulatory compliance to successful product deliver in collaboration with colleagues across the globe.

She previously worked in higher education (University of Bristol), NHS (UHBW) and industry (GSK – Consumer Healthcare) settings.