Benjamin Nevius - senior research awards manager
Benjamin is one of two senior research awards managers in Research and Innovation’s Research Awards Team and has over ten years' research administration experience. He has worked at LSE since 2008.
He helps departments and centres manage their research grant portfolios, provides training and support to his colleagues on the team, and assists the research accountant with her duties. He has experience working with all types of funders including the European Commission and Research Councils.
Prior to joining LSE, he worked for over four years on the Pre-Award team of the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Sponsored Projects, helping staff from the National Museum of Natural History locate funding opportunities and prepare and submit grant proposals, with emphasis on proposals to the National Science Foundation.
Before that, Benjamin worked at the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory services where he managed contracts for a government-funded juvenile delinquency prevention programme.
He has a master's degree in social work from the University of Texas at Austin with a specialisation in non-profit administration and planning.