Toni works closely with AWE’s Chief Scientist, technical staff, research councils and academic partners to develop collaboration opportunities and partnerships across a broad range of science and engineering disciplines. She has responsibility for the day-to-day management of AWE’s strategic relationships with academia and is responsible for reporting on AWE’s Technical Outreach activities to MoD. Toni originally trained as a Chemist obtaining both her BSc and PhD from the University of Sheffield. She joined AWE in 1996 and has undertaken a variety of technical and managerial roles within AWE; she took up her current position in 2012.