The Team

Professor Paul Elliott
Professor Paul Elliott
Principal Investigator

Professor Paul Elliott is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the Airwave Study and has overall responsibility for all areas of activity within the Airwave Study.

Paul is also Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, which is part of the School of Public Health at Imperial College. He is also director of the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, has over 25 years expertise in environmental epidemiology and has led studies of health effects associated with non-ionizing radiation for over 15 years.

More information about Paul can be found on his College profile.

Dr. He Gao
Dr He Gao
Research Fellow

Dr. He Gao has a PhD degree in molecular epidemiology jointly awarded by National University of Singapore and Karolinska Institute. She is currently a research fellow working primarily on the Airwave Health Monitoring Study at the School of Public Health at Imperial College London. She works on and manages research data from large population cohort studies with a focus on genetic and other 'omic risk factors for human diseases.

Gao prefers to be addressed by her last name, Gao. She can be reached at [email protected].

Andy Heard
Andy Heard
Database Manager

Having joined the Airwave Study as Database Manager in 2003, Andy was responsible for day-to-day operation of the project from 2007 till 2015, when the roll-out completed. He has now returned to data management on a part-time basis and is tasked with ensuring that Study data is secure, accurate and available to those who have been granted access.

More information about Andy can be found on his College profile and LinkedIn pages.

Jordan Jenkins
Jordan Jenkins
Project Support

Jordan works in a project support role overseeing the health screening of the study including training, auditing and day-to-day logistics.

Jordan joined the study team in 2019 having spent 5 years in the private health screening sector, which included conducting many Airwave screenings across the UK.

Jordan can be contacted at [email protected].

Kim Bennet
Kim Bennet
Project Manager

Kim has managed the Airwave Study follow-up health-screening programme since commencement in 2015, joining the Imperial team directly in 2019 to continue delivering the programme across the UK.

More information about Kim can be found on her LinkedIn page. She can be contacted at [email protected]