Joining LSTM in 2020, Roy is responsible for research programme development and management at the Centre for Childbirth, Women's and Newborn Health and has oversight of the NIHR Global Heath Research Group on Stillbirth Prevention and Management in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Previously he worked in a global health coordination role at the University of Manchester supporting the development and delivery of global health and humanitarian programmes for the Humanitarian & Conflict Response Institute (HCRI).
He helped to establish the Centre for Global Women’s Health in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, where he managed a number of research projects for a range of donors including the NIHR Stillbirth Group.
He was appointed as Director of Operations at UK-Med, a humanitarian health NGO, to manage the UK Emergency Medical Team response to Ebola in Sierra Leone in 2014, and subsequently had oversight of the DFID funded UK Emergency Medical Team programme supporting a number of humanitarian health responses and related research projects.
Roy has more than 20 years’ experience in supporting research and project delivery in health and education settings previously working at Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health across a range of consultancy and technical assistance projects for international donors, and also working with the International Harm Reduction Association in the management of training and conferences.