The Genome Analysis Centre has appointed Sarah Cossey as director of operations. In the role, she will oversee four areas, including platforms and pipelines, external relations, scientific computing, and finance and business support. The operations division that she will direct also is responsible for delivering TGAC's National Capability in Genomics.
Cossey, a professional accountant and project manager, formerly was head of finance and business support for the Office of Public Sector Information for the Cabinet Office in London. She also spent three years in a private sector media company, and she worked in finance and auditing within local governments and the National Health Service.