Professor Andrew Harrison
was appointed CEO of Diamond Light Source in 2013. He was previously Director General of the ‘Institut Laue-Langevin’ neutron source in Grenoble, France, where he worked since 2006. Professor of Solid State Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh and founding director of their Centre for Science at Extreme Conditions, Professor Harrison brings a wealth of experience of scientific leadership to the organisation
Professor Laurent Chapon
joined Diamond as Director of Physical Sciences in 2016 from the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) in Grenoble, where he held the position of Senior Fellow and Diffraction Group Leader for over five years. He is an expert in materials science as well as X-ray and neutron diffraction techniques, with principal interests in transmission metal oxides, frustrated oxides, and multiferroics.
Professor David Stuart FRS is MRC Professor of Structural Biology at the University of Oxford, and Head of the Division of Structural Biology at the Department of Clinical Medicine. He was appointed Director of Life Sciences at Diamond in 2008. His principal research interests include the structure of viruses and viral proteins as well as cellular proteins, especially those that interact with viruses.
Professor Richard Walker
joined Diamond Light Source as Technical Director in January 2002. He was a key member of the Daresbury Laboratory SRS team for over 12 years before joining Sincrotrone Trieste in Italy where as Director of the Light Sources Division he was responsible for the development of ELETTRA. Prof. Walker is visiting Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford.
joined Diamond as Director of Finance and Corporate Services in 2015. With over 30 years of regional and global experience in business and financial management, she was most recently Finance Director at Queen Mary, University of London; and before that she was the Executive Director of Finance for Diamond's major shareholder, STFC. Prior to joining the public sector, Jane held several positions with Pfizer.