Non-executive Director

Sharon is a Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge, and an honorary faculty member at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. Her research group work between the Sanger Institute and the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, and focus on the translation of bacterial genome sequencing into diagnostic and public health microbiology.

Sharon was based full-time in the Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge between 2009 and 2015, and was Head of Bacterial Diseases Research at the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme in Thailand between 2003 and 2009.

Sharon sits numerous funding panels and advisory groups with a particular focus on drug-resistant infections, including being the Board Chair of the Wellcome Trust Surveillance and Epidemiology of Drug Resistant Infections Consortium (SEDRIC), and a member of the Technical Advisory Group to the Department of Health Fleming Fund.