Dr Shirine Voller
MA Cantab MSc DrPH
of Operations, Clinical Trials Unit
Shirine is Director of Operations for the LSHTM Clinical Trials Unit (CTU). She has a key leadership and strategic role and works with the CTU co-directors to shape the direction of the CTU. She also has oversight of all CTU operational activities, including trial management, data management, IT infrastructure and support, administration and compliance with regulatory and funder policies. Shirine is keen to expand the support available to staff and partners involved in clinical trials across LSHTM and strengthen opportunities for exchange of best practice through the emerging LSHTM Clinical Trials Network.
Prior to starting her current position in November 2022, Shirine spent six years at KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya. She worked as Programme Manager and Department Manager for the Epidemiology & Demography Department. During this time she also provided management oversight to the Hararghe Health Research Partnership in Eastern Ethiopia and she remains a member of the management team. Before moving to Kenya, Shirine worked as a Programme Manager for LSHTM in London and was responsible for the delivery of a portfolio of maternal, newborn and child health evaluation grants in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria.
Shirine has a Doctorate in Public Health from LSHTM in which her thesis focused on Equitable Global Health Research Partnerships, an MSc in Management from Cranfield University and an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.
In total, Shirine has worked for over 20 years in organisation development, research management, grant management and operations at Ashridge Consulting, Ashridge Business School, English Nature and, since 2011, at LSHTM.