Finance and Operations Workstream

Alan Thomson 
Deputy Finance Director 
A.C.Thomson@adm.Leeds.ac.uk

Jennifer Stergiou
Head of Research Operations and Reporting

E-mail: J.R.Stergiou@leeds.ac.uk
Phone: 0113 34 31944
Project office: x30225

  • Lead the strategic direction and planning for the Research Operations function.
  • Business owner of Kristal system
  • Responsibility and accountability for compliance with external and internal policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the continuous improvement of research and innovation grants management.
  • Provide strategic advice on the implications of management information, and recommend appropriate action.
  • Work across RIS, Finance & Strategic Planning services to inform and implement strategic initiatives.

Clive Gray 
Operations Manager 
E-mail: C.S.Gray@leeds.ac.uk
Phone: 0113 34 34083
Project office: x30225

  • Manage Operations team
  • Provide expert knowledge of regulations and internal policy, including full economic costing and ensure dissemination of this knowledge across FRIOs and RIS
  • Identify business requirements and lead new system developments whilst working with FRIOs and other stakeholders
  • Lead contact for funders and grant audits

Graham Stansfield
Senior Systems Administrator 
E-mail: G.P.Stansfield@leeds.ac.uk
Phone: 0113 34 38605

  • Responsible for monthly reporting of Large Awards, UAF and IGR reports
  • Owner of the KRISTAL Brain self-service knowledge database
  • Maintenance of internal system
  • Production of routine & ad-hoc reports and financial analyses.

Catherine Morrison (mat leave until Oct17)
Senior Research Systems Administrator
Email: C.B.Morrison@leeds.ac.uk
Phone: 0113 34 34083
Project office: x30700

  • Business analysis, user acceptance testing and helpdesk support for Kristal and Qlikview systems and processes
  • Work with FRIOs, IT and Operations Manager to roll out new developments into faculties 
  • Develop and run training courses for grant management systems

Gill Harrison
Senior Research Systems Administrator
Email: C.B.Morrison@leeds.ac.uk
Phone: 0113 34 34083

  • Business analysis, user acceptance testing and helpdesk support for Kristal and Qlikview systems and processes
  • Work with FRIOs, IT and Operations Manager to roll out new developments into faculties 
  • Develop and run training courses for grant management systems

George Paterson
Operations Administrator
Email: G.Paterson@leeds.ac.uk
Phone: 0113 34 38605

  • Initial contact for FRIOs grant management system queries 
  • Setting up new funders and fund calls in SAP
  • Produce regular and ad-hoc reports using Qlikview
  • Maintenance of internal systems