Christel Barnetson

Christel has been a member of the Department of Twin Research since 1994 and has been involved with the Research Grants and Finance Management of the Department of Twin Research over the past 15 years.

Christel is responsible for budgeting all new research projects and managing all research funding. She is also an active member of the TwinsUK Research Executive Committee.

Darioush Yarand

Darioush oversees data management and research administration at TwinsUK. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and Microelectronics from Queen Mary College University of London and an MSc in Microelectronics Systems Design from Brunel University.

Darioush joined TwinsUK in 2012 as Head of the Data & IT team and has since taken over as head of the Research Administration team as well. He is responsible for volunteer recruitment to studies, all IT related matters, data collection and integrity, privacy and GDPR and data provision to researchers. Darioush also sits on TREC to advise on all IT & data matters.