10 Feb 2022
A new addition to the FINGERS Brain Health Institute team
FINGERS Brain Health Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Dinithi Perera as its new Project Manager/Operations Manager.
Dinithi will be responsible for the management & coordination of FBHI projects, including the activities of the “World-Wide FINGERS – first global network of multidomain dementia trials: Data harmonisation and data sharing” project and the FBHI Scientific Helpdesk.
With ten years’ experience in clinical research administration and management, Dinithi brings extensive insight into operations and project management. Dinithi joins the team, having worked as the Departmental Manager at the Ageing Epidemiology Research Unit, Imperial College London in the UK, part of the World-Wide FINGERS Network. Here, Dinithi led on resource management and project development and initiation, including contract negotiation, financial planning and ethical compliance.
At FBHI, Dinithi will work with FBHI’s Management and external stakeholders on the strategic and operational development of the Institute’s projects to further grow the FBHI’s mission.
“We are very happy that Dinithi Perera is joining our multicultural team at this time. Her extensive experience, broad skills and competences will strengthen our ability to successfully lead, manage and coordinate complex research projects on a global basis”. – Maris Hartmanis, CEO, FINGERS Brain Health Institute
“I am very excited to join the FINGERS Brain Health Institute and the opportunity to work more closely with a truly global team within the World-Wide FINGERS Network.
The FBHI and Network’s innovative vision is of vital importance to bring about real-world change in the understanding and prevention of dementia. I look forward advancing this vision by bringing my operational and project management experience to coordinate and progress the FBHI’s and the Network’s activities.” – Dinithi Perera
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