Executive Team

The Executive Team are responsible for overseeing both the clinical and laboratory services of VCGS, ensuring organisational excellence, innovation and the long term viability and growth of VCGS.

Laboratory Services


Prof Graham Taylor
VCGS Laboratory Director

Dr Damien Bruno
VCGS Deputy Laboratory Director


Dr David Thorburn
Head of Mitochondrial Laboratory

Dr Desiree du Sart
Head of Molecular/DNA laboratories

Dr Howard Slater
Head of Cytogenetics Laboratory

Dr James Pitt
Head of
Metabolic / NBS Laboratories

Leonard Bonacquisto
Head of Maternal Serum Screening Laboratories

Clinical Services


A/Prof David Amor
VCGS Medical Director

Prof Ravi Savarirayan
Head of Clinical Genetics Services