Dr Samantha Francis

EPSRC Deputy Director Research Base

Dr Samantha Francis is Deputy Director Research Base at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Samantha’s responsibilities include leadership in our Engineering, ICT, Managing the Portfolio and Research Infrastructure portfolios.

Samantha joined EPSRC in 2007 after completing a Master’s Degree in Physics at the University of Bristol. Samantha has held a number of positions at EPSRC including; Cross-Disciplinary Interfaces Portfolio Manager, Head of Peer Review, Head of Balancing Capability and prior to this role, she was Head of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Theme for three years.

Last updated: 4 September 2023

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