Hayley Abbiss joined the Cancer Epidemiology Unit in 2012 as Personal Assistant to Professor Dame Valerie Beral. Besides supporting Dame Valerie, she provides secretarial assistance to senior members of the unit, including Professor Jane Green, Co-Director, and Professor Tim Key, Deputy Director of the unit. Hayley is also the Data Access Coordinator for the Richard Doll Centenary Archive.
Hayley has enjoyed a varied career as a personal assistant, office manager, book keeper and events manager. Before joining the university, she was Personal Assistant and Estate Secretary to Jemima Khan. She has also been personal assistant to the Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire and the Chairman of Oxfordshire County Council.