New QUOD Colleague Questionnaire: Emma Greig – Transplant Research Project Manager

In September, QUOD welcomed our new Transplant Research Project Manager – Emma Greig. Emma has agreed to share a bit more about herself and her role at QUOD.

What were you doing most recently before joining QUOD?
I was living in Toronto working as a Project Manager at an advertising agency.

What interested you about working with QUOD?
I started working in advertising shortly after graduating from university. After working in advertising for a few years I wanted to eventually transition to a role that was more impactful. When I was planning my move to the UK I found the QUOD job posting and it seemed like the perfect fit!

What does your role in QUOD involve?
The main focus of my role is to make sure projects finish on time, in scope, and within budget. I spent the first few months of my role organizing the QUOD finances, but now I am focusing on setting up commercial projects and helping organize the logistics of the ADMIRE project that will be using QUOD samples.

Lightning round time:

 If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?

Water, shelter, a survival kit. I may have watched a season or two of Survivor during the lockdown and am thinking about what they usually need!

Where’s your favourite place?
Toronto

What was your primary COVID-19 lockdown survival method?
I started crocheting during the lockdown and just made my first blanket.

Finally, what kinds of enquiries should people bring to you, and how best can they reach you?
Anything related to project management or crocheting. I can be reached at emma.greig@nds.ox.ac.uk.

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