Our team

King’s Health Partners Neurosciences comprises over 1,000 staff who provide clinical services, education and research.

Mark richardson circleProf Mark Richardson, Joint Director

Mark is jointly responsible for leading the Institute’s strategic vision and strategy. He is also the Head of School, Neuroscience, which forms part of the world-renowned Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience within King’s College London. His research focuses on individuals with epilepsy and the reasons why seizures start.

Mark is also a practicing neurologist and regularly holds epilepsy clinics at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Jozef Jarosz circleDr Jozef Jarosz, Joint Director

Jozef co-leads on delivering the Institute’s vision and strategic plan to ensure we continue to improve outcomes locally, regionally, nationally and globally for those with neurological conditions.

Jozef is a leading consultant neuroradiologist and former clinical director of the Regional Neurosciences Centre at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Karen larcombe img circle.jpgKaren Larcombe, Programme Director

Karen leads the Institute’s programme team. She has more than 25 years of experience working in operational management, strategic planning and programme management within the NHS. This includes running complex, large scale change programmes across organisational boundaries to improve services and outcomes for patients. Karen is also interim Programme Director for King’s Health Partners Haematology.

To get in touch with the Institute and learn more about our work, please email KHPNeurosciences@kcl.ac.uk.