Head of Communications & Knowledge Exchange
Oliver is Head of Communications and Knowledge Exchange across the MRC Epidemiology Unit & the Unit-hosted Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR). He leads on work to promote our science to many partners and audiences, helping to bridge the gap between academic research and its application in practice, policy and wider society.
Oliver was previously was Knowledge Broker for CEDAR, leading on communications and work with policy and practice. Before joining CEDAR, Oliver was Head of Internal and Corporate Communications at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust. In his time there he worked across a number of communications disciplines: press and PR, stakeholder relations, internal communications, web and social media. He was also a member of the Trust’s service improvement team, safety awareness action group, and was involved in policy and governance development. In 2007-8 he was seconded to the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. Previously, Oliver worked as a researcher for television documentaries and in feature film development, and continues to work as a freelance writer.
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