Institute for Ageing

Staff Profile

Helen Foley

Communications Manager

Background

I am Communications Manager for both Newcastle University Institute for Ageing and the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre.

My role is to plan communications activities for interdisciplinary ageing research across the whole University, in response to the Societal Challenge Theme of Ageing.

For the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre, I raise the profile of our key themes and vision. 

My industry background is in marketing, where I have worked for six years in public and private sector roles.

My academic background is in modern languages (French and Spanish), and I completed my MA Gender Studies at Newcastle University.