Tijana Close

Research Consortium Coordinator

Tijana joined GuildHE in 2016 as the Research Consortium Coordinator.

Tijana coordinates daily activities at GuildHE Research and is involved in developing events and training opportunities for our members.  She is also involved in the coordination of the Summer School and is responsible for GuildHE Research’s communication channels, including our website and social media.

Prior to joining GuildHE Tijana completed a PhD in plant pathology at Harper Adams University. Originally from Serbia, she has also worked at University of Belgrade and in Mexico at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

Outside of work Tijana enjoys long walks in the nature with her young family, photography and has recently taken up running.