CDT Management

The team responsible for the day to day running of the Centre


Aldo Faisal
Centre Director
Britta Ross
Centre Manager
Ahmed Fetit
Senior Teaching Fellow
Safa Abu-Sway
Centre Project Manager

Management Board

The management board is responsible for the overall management of the Centre and the delivery of its strategy. It oversees the direction of the Centre development and the major decisions needed. Board members are:

Aldo Faisal

Mauricio Barahona

Angela Cooper

Ara Darzi

Paul Elliott

Richard Festenstein

Gianluca Fontana

Michael Huth

Paul Matthews

Ruth Misener

Nicholas Peters

Peter Pietzuch


External Advisory Board

The external advisory board main role is to oversee the strategic direction and the impact of the CDT and advise on relevant trends in AI and the applications of AI in health research and in practice.  

Chair: Professor Konrad Kording, University of Pennsylvania

Professor Aldo Faisal

Professor Chris Holmes, University of Oxford 

Dr Indra Joshi, Director of AI for NHSX

Professor Cathie Sudlow, University of Edinburgh and UK Biobank

Professor Volker Tresp, University of Munich and Distinguished Research Scientist @SiemensDE


Training Board

The training board focusses on student selection, taught courses, monitoring student progress, student support, and quality student experience. Student representatives join in with Training Board meetings.

Mauricio Barahona

Anil A. Bharath

Aldo Faisal

Richard Festenstein

Thomas Heinis

Jeremy Levy

Ruth Misener

Marek Rei

Martin Wilkins

Student Representatives:

Camille Petri, MD

Avish Vijayaraghavan