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Sarah Duggan

Contact details

Phone: +44 (0)24 765 24930
Email: S dot Duggan at warwick dot ac dot uk
Office: S2.135Link opens in a new window

Working hours: Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm; Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm

Main Responsibilities

To work with the Head of Department and the Senior Management Team to devise, develop and implement the Department's strategy, including the Social Science Grand ChallengeLink opens in a new window (SSGC), ensuring that it reflects institutional priorities and is bench marked against national and international comparator departments.

  • Lead and manage all professional staff in the Department, supporting the growth and development of individuals and teams, ensuring that the professional services function can support the Department's aspirations in a sustainable and flexible manner.
  • Manage the Department’s budget and five-year plan.
  • Lead the space management and estates strategy for the Department, including consideration of immediate accommodation needs and the longer-term vision, through the SSGC.
  • Work with the Director of Administration for the Faculty and others to support University initiatives as appropriate.

About me

I joined the Economics Department in January 2015 as the Department Administrator and moved to the new roles of Head of Administration (Business and Research) (November 2018) and Director of Operations (April 2023) following growth and restructures of the professional services teams

Previous roles include the first Clinical Trials Unit Manager at Warwick Medical School’s Clinical Trials Unit (2006 to 2015) and various positions within clinical trials at AstraZeneca Ltd (1996 to 2006).

I have a PhD in Reproductive Biology from St. George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London and a BSc (Hons) in Toxicology and Pharmacology from The School of Pharmacy (now UCL), University of London.