LIDA Senior Management Team

LIDA Senior Management Team

The LIDA Senior Management Team supports the LIDA Director in executive decision-making and operational matters and is responsible for:

  • Determining and delivering LIDA’s Business Plan
  • Managing LIDA’s financial performance
  • Ensuring engagement with external partners and agencies
  • Overseeing operational management of LIDA staff, finance, information, IT, estates and health and safety
  • Monitoring the effective implementation of Information Governance processes and procedures

Dominic Frankis

LIDA Director of Operations

Dr Luke Burns

LIDA Deputy Director: Education & Training, Lecturer in Quantitative Human Geography, School of Geography

Dr George Ellison

LIDA Deputy Director: Education & Training, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, School of Medicine.

Professor Roy Ruddle

LIDA Deputy Director: Research Technology, Professor of Computing, School of Computing

Gary Cartwright – LIDA Finance Manager

Responsible for monitoring and reporting on the financial performance and sustainability of LIDA to the Senior Management Team.


Professor Geoff Hall

Senior Lecturer, Medical Oncology & Associate Medical Director – Informatics, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 

Dr Phil Waywell – LIDA Research & Innovation Manager

Responsible for the continued growth of LIDA’s Research & Innovation portfolios and contributes to external relationship and stakeholder engagement activities.