Sue Ward, senior finance manager for research and development

Sue WardSusan is the financial lead for the R&D Business Unit and Southampton Centre for Biomedical Research. Her responsibilities include the development and delivery of financial strategy and comprehensive financial management of income and expenditure in excess of £20m.


Phone: 023 8120 5369

Susan works with the R&D management team to establish and maintain a strong financial base with sound income generation plans. She advises on the financial implications of service changes that may impact the delivery of R&D.

Susan supports and liaises between the relevant faculties of the University of Southampton, the Trust, its clinical divisions and partnerships. She is a fully qualified chartered accountant with vast experience, specifically in the public sector.  

Assisted by her professional accounting team, she ensures all relevant national and international financial standards are adhered to.