Our team

Agne Sniukstaite, Relationship Manager

Portrait photo of AgneAgne manages key relationships with the Science Council's licensed professional bodies (Licensed Bodies) and Employer Champions, ensuring that they have the support and encouragement they need to increase the uptake of professional registration among their members and staff.

Telephone: 020 3434 2023 Email: Agne

Ali Orr, Registrar

Ali (Science Council Registrar)
Ali leads on matters of professionalism and registration and oversees the Science Council’s professional pathways project. He is secretary to the Registration Authority and is the main contact for employers interested in the CPD approval scheme or the professional registers.

Telephone: 020 3434 2022  Email: Ali

Belinda Phipps, Chief Executive

Belinda (Science Council Chief Executive)
Belinda has overall responsibility for the smooth running of the secretariat, for internal and external relations and policy development. She is secretary to the Board and Council, and takes the lead with projects and activities on sustainability, equality and diversity, and public trust and confidence in science.

Telephone: 020 3434 2024  Email: Belinda

Brian Wagenbach, Membership Development Officer

Portrait photo of Brian, our Membership Development OfficerBrian manages the relationships we have with our member organisations, ensuring that staff and volunteers at these professional bodies have an excellent experience and that the organisation is getting value from Science Council membership. He is also responsible for developing and delivering services that support member organisations to attract and retain their own members.

Telephone: 020 3434 2021 Email: Brian

Hannah Kowszun, Director of Marketing and Communications

Hannah (Science Council Director of Marketing and Communications)
Hannah leads on the marketing and promotion of the Registered Scientist and Registered Science Technician professional registers, as well as many other aspects of the Science Council's brand and public profile.

Telephone: 020 3434 2029  Email: Hannah

Jane Banks, Employer Engagement Manager

Portrait photo of JaneJane leads on our work with employers to promote professional recognition of their scientific and technical staff.

Telephone: 07715 677909 Email: Jane

Kate Whiteside, Registration Officer

Portrait photo of KateKate ensures that the process of registration is efficient and appropriate, providing a positive experience for applicants, supporters and assessors.

Telephone: 020 3434 2016 Email: Kate

Kelly Vere, Higher Education Engagement Manager

Kelly (Science Council Business and Engagement Manager)
Kelly is on secondment with the Science Council, leading on our work with the Higher Education sector and industry to promote a professional identity for scientists and technicians. She also leads the Employability & Placements Project which links student work placements with the national standards of Registered Scientist (RSci).

Telephone: 020 3434 2023  Email: Kelly

Lexi Smith, Corporate Services Manager

Lexi (Science Council Office Manager)
Lexi ensures the organisation runs smoothly and is the main point of contact for general enquiries and queries relating to payments and invoicing.

Telephone: 020 3434 2020  Email: Lexi

Martin Gevaux, Licence Development Officer

Portrait photo of Licensing Development Officer, MartinMartin is responsible for supporting all member organisations that are licensed to meet the standards expected; working in collaboration with relevant contacts to ensure that their registered members are getting value from Science Council registration. Martin is also responsible for developing and delivering services that support licensed member organisations to promote registration effectively.

Telephone: 020 3434 2028 Email: Martin

Najmah Anshory, Marketing and Communications Officer

Najmah (Science Council Marketing and Communications Assistant)
Najmah supports the marketing and communications activity of the Science Council, with particular responsibility for our social media presence and digital engagement. She also leads the registrant champion programme, which provides registrants with resources and guidance on promoting professional registration in their workplace and local community.

Telephone: 020 3434 2014  Email: Najmah

Oli O'Hanlon, Governance and Policy Manager

Oliver (Science Council Policy & Public Affairs Manager)Oli has responsibility for ensuring the organisation has a well-functioning governance structure, including Board, Council and subcommittee meetings. He also leads and supports the Science Council's policy and public affairs activities.

Telephone: 020 3434 2025  Email: Oli