Anthonia joined the Mental Health & Addiction Research Group in Health Sciences in December 2019 as the Programme Manager for the IMPACT programme.
Anthonia has worked for 20 years in research project management managing multiple projects and programmes totalling over £30m. Her expertise lies in programme management and the application of this knowledge to successfully manage the strategic elements of multiple projects such as monitoring and evaluating impact and developing capacity. She began her career managing a research network, building the capacity of primary care researchers across the UK Yorkshire region. She then spent over a decade at the Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development at the University of Leeds. During that time she managed several large EU funded projects and was the lead non-academic for two successful international research consortia, both funded by the Department for International Development.
Anthonia also works in Biology as the Operations Director of the N8 AgriFood programme, a collaboration of the 8 most research-intensive universities in the North of England, combining their expertise alongside external stakeholders to address the challenges of food security on a global scale.