Gil Shalom, Head of Grants and Research

Gil Shalom

Gil joined the charity in June 2021 with the responsibility of managing all the research funding at the charity, developing new research grant programmes and oversight of all the special purpose funds.

Gil has worked in research management for over 10 years having worked for funders such as the National Institute for Health Research, Versus Arthritis and Blood Cancer UK where he led the research funding team. At these organisations, Gil oversaw portfolios of awards and developed new strategic initiatives and funding programmes.

Prior to working in research management, Gil was a postdoctoral researcher in infectious diseases having worked in academia and industry.