NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)

Key contacts in UK team

A core team in the UK underpins the work of RESPIRE.

Professional Services

The professional services team, based at the University of Edinburgh, who ensure the smooth running of the RESPIRE Collaboration.

Contact the team via email to

Dominique Balharry Research Manager
Morag Edwards Administrator
Susan Buckingham Communications Manager
Claire Jankowska Communications and Engagement Officer
Ai Lim Programmes Coordinator
Chun Lin Air Quality Projects Coordinator
Rachael Atherton Training and Capacity Development Coordinator
Moni Choudhury Methodology and Data Science Coordinator

Research Fellows

Research Fellows support the work of RESPIRE, based at the University of Edinburgh

Davies Adeloye Research Fellow
Tracy Jackson Community Engagement and Involvement Research Fellow
Genevie Fernandes Stakeholder Engagement Research Fellow

UK Leads

Professor Aziz Sheikh Director
Professor Harry Campbell Co-Director | UK lead for Pakistan
Professor Harish Nair Lead: Programme 1 (Acute) | UK lead for India
Professor Hilary Pinnock Lead: Programme 2  (Chronic) | UK lead for Malaysia
Professor Devi Sridhar Lead: Platform 1 (Stakeholder Engagement and Governance)
Siân Williams (IPCRG) Lead: Platform 1 (Stakeholder Engagement and Governance)
Professor Igor Rudan Lead: Platform 2  (Training and Capacity Development) | UK lead for Bangladesh
Professor John Norrie Lead: Platform 3 (Methodology and Data Science)
Professor Jürgen Schwarze Paediatric Research Coodinator
Professor David Weller Adult Research Coodinator
Monica Fletcher Susatainability/Scalability
Professor Liz Grant Susatainability/Scalability