Susan Simon

Director of Capital and Estates

Susan Simon is the Director of Capital and Estates for the Medical Research Council (MRC). Susan’s role is to:

  • ensure that MRC research facilities fully support the world-leading science delivered by MRC scientists, and are operated in accordance with relevant standards and legislation
  • ensure that MRC complies with its responsibilities under health and safety, and to engage with the units and institutes to improve on health and safety performance
  • ensure a close relationship between MRC and its units and institutes, and to provide support in developing project plans for future developments
  • ensure that all estates-related projects are delivered within their given budgets and timelines and with the expected benefits
  • represent MRC’s interests on projects in collaboration with universities and charities, ensuring good governance and protecting MRC investment
  • support the Chief Operating and Finance Officer in the management of capital funds
  • mentor staff in areas of project management, particularly setting up and managing construction projects.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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