UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science


New Interim Director and Deputy Director appointed in the UCL Division of Surgery & Interventional Science

19 June 2015


The division have appointed a new Interim Director to replace Professor Mark Emberton, who will take up his role as Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences on 1 August 2015, as well as a new interim Deputy Director.

Professor Vivek Mudera will take up the role of interim Director, with Dr Marilena Loizidou appointed as Interim Deputy Director.

Prof. Mudera said, “I’m absolutely delighted to be appointed and look forward to the next six months. We have major projects to cover, such as our Athena Swan Silver Award bid, managing new builds at Stanmore, Royal Free and Bloomsbury and supporting staff in the next round of promotions. 

"Marilena’s support as Deputy Director together with support from Mark Cranmer and team in professional services will be vital. I am eagerly awaiting the Divisional Away day on 24 September, where we can enjoy a fun day together and welcome Prof Emberton in his new role as Dean”.

Dr Loizidou added, "I am truly delighted to be appointed Interim Deputy Director. I look forward to working with Vivek and my colleagues in the Division towards  tangible progress and outputs in a number of key areas. The next six months will be exciting”.

Both positions will be formally taken up on 1 August 2015.

Please contact Dan Sinclair with any queries.