Portfolio Management

Portfolio Managers are the first point of contact for researchers seeking or in receipt of research funding in the School of Informatics. Portfolio Managers are responsible for the management of all institute research grants and work in collaboration with their relevant Research Support Office.

Staff member Area of Responsibility Email Phone Location
Caroline Hastings ILCC & CSTR chasting@inf.ed.ac.uk 51 3176 IF 3.35
Helen New Commercialisation helen.new@ed.ac.uk 50 8289 IF 3.35
Laura Rich LFCS laura.rich@ed.ac.uk 50 2725 IF 3.35
Carrie McNamee LFCS cmcnamee@staffmail.ed.ac.uk 50 4442 IF 3.35
Ruta Bader ICSA, IPAB, SPECKLED ruta.vaupsaite@ed.ac.uk 50 2724 IF 2.36
Fiona Williams IANC & CISA fiona.williams@ed.ac.uk (on leave, please contact Carrie or Ruta) 50 9330 IF 2.36
Janet Ball Head of Research Services janet.ball@ed.ac.uk 50 9970 IF 3.26

Portfolio Managers are responsible for the management of all institute research grants and work in collaboration with their relevant Research Support Office.

Main responsibilities

  • research grant proposal preparation and costing
  • funding opportunities and funder queries
  • financial management of research grant portfolios and institute budgets
  • research staff contract extensions and end of employment process
  • advertisement of research grant funded positions
  • appointment of research staff, in collaboration with Human Resources
  • commitment of studentship funds and offers, in collaboration with the Informatics Graduate School