Tanya has worked for the NHS in the field of clinical research for the last seven years. She has vast experience in the setting up and management of NHS research and, in her role as Assistant Research Director for the R&D Department at Sussex Partnership, has contributed to the rapid growth and success of research within the trust. Sussex Partnership is now one of the top five most research-active mental health trusts in England.
As the Assistant Director for CDS, Tanya is responsible for the business and day-to-day running of the centre, as well as the management and delivery of its programmes. She takes the lead in the interface between SPT clinical services and the NHS, social care and industry more broadly.