Steph Wright, Project Development Manager, Cancer Innovation Challenge

Steph Wright, Project Development Manager, Cancer Innovation Challenge

The Data Lab


Steph will be project managing the Cross Innovation Centre Cancer Challage and comes to The Data Lab via the UK CCS Research Centre where she was the Research Manager, undertaking the day-to-day management of the Centre's £4.6M project portfolio as well as leading on the Centre's communications and events activities.

She has a strong project and event management background and has an undergraduate degree in Astrophysics and a postgraduate degree in European Film, both from the University of Edinburgh. Previous roles include working in the School of Social & Political Sciences and the Genomics Policy & Research Forum at Edinburgh University, eight years in the arts and a couple of years in freelance film and television production and film programming. She has also run her own arts company and film festival. She has a broad range of experience to bring to the role and is a Project Management Professional (PMP®), PRINCE2® Practitioner and MSP® Practitioner.