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Emma Faid

Emma Faid

Administrative Assistant

Sainsbury Laboratory
University of Cambridge
47 Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LR
United Kingdom

Office Phone: 01223 761171


Emma provides administrative support for a number of Professional Services at the Sainsbury Laboratory including HR, Finance, IT and Health & Safety.  As part of her role in Health & Safety, she is also the Sainsbury Laboratory's Digital Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessor and manages the Risk Assessments.

Emma was a student at Cambridge University where she studied Classics.  After postgraduate study in Classical Archaeology she went on to work in the insolvency and audit departments of PwC Cambridge, and is a qualified accountant (FCA).  She moved into university academic administration in 2002, and worked for a number of departments at Cambridge, Oxford and Anglia Ruskin universities before joining the Sainsbury Laboratory in January 2020.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys volunteering and is an emergency response volunteer/trainer for the British Red Cross and an advanced first aider with St John Ambulance.