Phase 1 Network Directors

Professor Andrea Brancale – Scientific Director

Prof. Andrea Brancale graduated in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1996, and moved to Cardiff in 1997. He completed his PhD at Cardiff University in 2001 under the supervision of Professor McGuigan working on a novel class on anti-VZV (Varicella Zoster Virus) nucleosides.

Following a two year post-doctoral position under the supervision of Professor McGuigan, he was appointed lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry in 2002, Senior Lecturer in 2011 and promoted to Reader in 2015.

Professor Keith Lloyd – Clinical Director

Keith Lloyd

Professor Keith Lloyd is Dean and Head of Swansea University Medical School and a clinical academic specialising in psychiatry. His research interests are psychiatric epidemiology, the management of mental disorders in primary care and community settings especially suicide and self-harm, and patient perspectives. Increasingly his work draws on mental health informatics. Professor Lloyd chairs the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales and The Welsh Psychiatric Society. He also works clinically as a psychiatrist in Swansea.