Get in touch

Your on-site team is dedicated to ensuring that the Park runs smoothly, from the property to security, to hospitality and catering, to the landscaping.

We have an open door policy and always welcome comments, queries and feedback.

Click on a team member for further information or to get in touch.

Rory Maw
Director of The Oxford Science Park Limited
Bursar & Fellow of Magdalen College

Direct +44 (0)1865 276 040
Mobile +44 (0)7796 265 699

Rory joined Magdalen College as Bursar in March 2014, having been a Partner and CFO of Bridges Ventures, a private equity firm specialising in social impact investment in high growth SMEs and real estate.

Rory’s responsibility is to oversee The Oxford Science Park’s management and development as one of Magdalen College’s key property investments that is at the heart of its strategy to support discovery, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Previously Rory was an investment banker at Schroders and Morgan Stanley, specialising in mergers and acquisitions for a range of international clients. Rory graduated in Economics from Trinity College, Cambridge.

Byron Byrne
Director of The Oxford Science Park Limited
Professor of Engineering Science
Fellow of St Catherine’s College

Direct +44 (0)1865 273 028

Byron is a Professor in Oxford University’s Department of Engineering Science, where he teaches broadly across the Engineering undergraduate syllabus, supervises graduate students and leads a wide-ranging research program concerned with offshore engineering problems, collaborating closely with industry.

As a Director of The Oxford Science Park, since 2002, Byron is closely involved in overseeing the Park’s management and development strategy.

A Civil Engineer by training, gaining his doctorate in geotechnical engineering from Balliol College Oxford, Byron is also an Australian Rhodes Scholar and holds a degree in Commerce from the University of Western Australia.

Charlie Senior
Asset Manager

Mobile +44 (0)7984 976 840

An expert in commercial workspace, Charlie is Asset Manager at The Oxford Science Park, working on development and leasing of the Park’s buildings.

Charlie is a qualified chartered surveyor with over 10 years’ experience in UK real estate, particularly commercial workspace. Prior to joining The Oxford Science Park, he held a range of asset management and property development roles.

Ania Ferenc
Magdalen Centre & Sadler Building Manager

Phone +44 (0)1865 784 000

Many of you will already know Ania from her role in Business Liaison, where she has carried out her role with energy and resourcefulness.  Ania has worked at The Oxford Science Park since 2008, so she knows the Park well and is looking forward to her new role. 

Jitesh Patel
Development Manager

Direct +44 (0)1865 784 000

Jitesh Patel is Development Manager at The Oxford Science Park, where he plays an important role in delivering the Park’s ambitious development schedule. He joined The Oxford Science Park from Kajima Partnerships where he worked on a variety of projects valued in excess of £200m, including health care centres and housing. He has a MSc in Facilities Management and BSc in Building Surveying.

Elodie Siney
Laboratory & Facilities Services Manager

Phone +44 (0)1865 784024

Elodie works closely with Charlie Senior, Asset Manager, and Ania Ferenc, Magdalen Centre and Sadler Building Manager, to provide technical and infrastructure support to our occupiers.  She has a PhD in Clinical Neuroscience, is a highly-experienced laboratory manager in academic, hospital and start-up company settings and joins us from the BioEscalator, where she was Marketing & Events Manager.

Paul McGuinness
Assistant Manager, Magdalen Centre

Phone +44 (0)1865 784 000

6Paul works to support the Magdalen Centre and Sadler Building Manager in providing excellent space for companies to thrive through letting office and laboratory space, and the provision of support services and amenities.

Tom Bulger
Finance Manager

Phone +44 (0)1865 784 000

Tom is a Chartered Management Accountant with more than 12 years’ accounting experience having worked as Management Accountant at Oxford Brookes University for nearly five years.

Prior to that he worked in a similar role for Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust for two years, and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for nearly three years. He started his accountancy training at Stagecoach Group plc.

Tom’s role covers the budgeting, financial accounts and management accounts involved in the Park’s efficient daily operations. He is part of the on-site team based in The Magdalen Centre.


Julien Such
Food & Beverage Manager

Phone +44 (0)1865 784 000

Julien brings 22 years’ catering experience to ensure that the Park’s food and beverage provision is exceptional.

Julien is responsible for the Sadler Building’s fully licenced bar, brasseries, restaurant and a ‘Grab and Go’ kiosk; plus Café Magdalen’s Barista coffee, hot drinks, sandwiches and snack provisions, and full lunchtime menu. He runs a fantastic on-site team from chefs to waiting staff that all share his passion for food, drink and people.

He is also responsible for the many events and weddings held at the Sadler Building.

Julien started his career as a classically trained chef specialising in patisserie, and went on to complete a degree in Hotel Business Management.

Emma Brennan
Magdalen Centre Receptionist

Phone +44 (0)1865 784 000

Emma’s role is to ensure that the Magdalen Centre’s many occupiers and their visitors are looked after to the highest of standards.

Scott Harkness
Carter Jonas Retained property consultant

Mobile +44 (0)7860 360 821

A highly experienced Oxfordshire commercial property consultant, Scott provides advice to the Park on commercial property agency and development matters, including potential design and build opportunities for new occupiers.

Scott has a particular knowledge and understanding of the business & science park property markets across Oxfordshire and the UK.