Raji, Head of Governance for Grant Management Group (GMG)

Meet Raji

Tell me a bit about yourself

I was born in India and came to the UK in 1965. Since graduating in mathematics, I have worked in a number of different sectors Education, Pharmaceutical, Exhibitions, Gas Industry and held a variety of senior roles.

What does your job entail?

Within GMG, I am responsible for corporate governance, risk management, continuous improvement, project management and ensuring that our policies are up to date and fit for purpose. Working closely with colleagues across GMG, I ensure that we are compliant with both legislative and regulatory requirements.

Best advice for new employees?

Invest time in getting to know your colleagues and building relationships outside your immediate team, it pays dividends.

What is your proudest moment at LGC?

The work we have done over the last 18 months in supporting the effort against the pandemic and in particular the success of the Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccine and our involvement in allocating and managing the funding on behalf of the Department of Health and Social care.