Mark Townend

Information Officer and Data Analyst

Mark has had a long interest in IT and completed a BSc in Computing at Leeds Beckett University before gaining a highly successful background in data analysis from over 12 years working at Capita Survey’s and Research collecting and analysing data for private and public sector organisations including Russell Universities and the NHS.

Mark took on the new post of Information Officer/Data Analyst for the LCRF in May 2021.  His main responsibilities are compiling, analysing and reporting performance data, and developing and monitoring information systems to ensure they meet the LCRF’s business needs.  Mark is also instrumental in scrutinizing the data and assembling the detailed report that the LCRF submits to the NIHR on an annual basis.