Louise Topley

Louise Topley has worked at the Open University since 2011 where she was a Research Secretary for 2 Research Centres, OpenSpace and IKD (Innovation, Knowledge and Development) research group.

Her role primarily involved running the centres and managing budgets. More recently, she spent 5 years in Faculty of Arts and Social Science finance department before beginning her role as a Research Coordinator on the Children Caring on the Move project.


Prior to the Open University, she project managed pharmaceutical conferences for IBC Conferences, co-ordinating and running 100 events a year. She was also Head of Events for a children’s charity KidsOut where she was responsible for developing events to fundraise for vital funds for the charity.

Louise is:
  • the Project Coordinator for the CCoM project