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Paul is responsible for the management, administration and governance of the Society and provides support to the staff and Committees. He advises and assists Council with strategy development and implementation and helps build relationships with other learned societies in order to facilitate collaborations and advance the aims and objectives of SEB. Contact Paul on 

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Oliver Kingham

Events Manager
Oliver is responsible for the management and organization of all the Society’s conferences and events. He manages all aspects of the events from venue sourcing to strategy and abstracts to delegate and speaker management.  You will see him onsite at all SEB meetings ensuring everything is running smoothly. Contact Oliver on

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Sarah Blackford

Head of Education and Public Affairs
(based at Lancaster University)
As a qualified careers adviser and MBTI practitioner, Sarah provides career development and support for SEB members and the wider scientific community. She manages the education and training programme, science communication activities and is also the Editor of the SEB member magazine. Contact Sarah on

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Sabina Baba

Head of Marketing, Communications and Member Engagement
Sabina is responsible for managing our marketing & communications strategy and activities as well as our member services. Her main role is to ensure we are meeting our member's needs by identifying and delivering impovements to our activities. Contact Sabina on .

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Esen Celepi

Office Administrator
Esen is the first point of contact for the Society. She assists with membership joining and renewals, conference registrations, grants administration and organises all our committee meetings. Contact Esen on

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Conor Geoghegan

 Administrative Assistant
Conor supports the SEB office with membership and events administration. He also assists with the Society's communications including our digital member magazine, our website, newsletters and social media. Contact Conor on