Savita is Personal Assistant to the Unit’s Director, Professor Peter Brown. She also provides bespoke administrative support for the wider Unit. Prior to joining the Unit in May 2015, Savita worked for six years as Executive Personal Assistant to the Chief Research Officer and Chairperson of the Chief Executive Officer Office at the Sidra Medical and Research Centre, Qatar. Whilst working full time, Savita gained her ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management from the College of the North Atlantic - Qatar.
Before moving to Qatar, Savita was Personal Assistant to the Head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford. During this period, she helped the Head of Department to establish “Afrox”, a charity which brings cancer care to patients in Africa.
Savita has over 20 years’ of administrative experience.