Leadership for Global Operations

The SGC benefits from the strategic guidance of our key leadership team, who support the global operations of the organization.


Aled Edwards 

Chief Executive Officer

Susan McCormick 

Chief Financial Officer

Max Morgan 

General Counsel and Public Policy Director

Research Alliances, Partnerships and Communications

The SGC Research Alliances, Partnerships and Communications team helps advance strategic initiatives, grants, awards and contracts, and also fosters knowledge mobilization and communication among SGC sites and the wider research community.

Contact us if you are interested in establishing a collaboration with us or to hear more about the SGC.

  • Strategic initiatives
  • Research collaborations, alliances and partnerships
  • Public engagement and outreach
  • Research communications
  • Media enquiries


Claudia Gordijo, PhD  

Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships

Sofia Melliou, PhD  

Research and Communications Specialist