Ana is the Project Manager at the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, where she coordinates center-wide projects across various TRL levels, from basic research to medtech translation initiatives, funded by organizations such as the Wellcome Trust and EPSRC. Additionally, she leads the Hamlyn Centre’s Global Surgery working group, dedicated to exploring how technology and innovation can enhance surgical outcomes in low and middle-income countries.

At Imperial, she is also the manager of the Robotics Forum, a network facilitating collaboration among academics conducting pioneering research in robotics across different departments and faculties. The forum aims to foster collaboration, raise awareness, and serve as a central point of contact for robotics activities at Imperial College. It also focuses on nurturing the next generation of roboticists, with a specific emphasis on supporting underrepresented groups.

Previously, Ana held the role of UK Manager at DIH-HERO, a European Digital Innovation Hub for Healthcare Robotics. In this capacity, she facilitated innovation in robotic healthcare products by connecting SMEs with various stakeholders, including universities, hospitals, manufacturers, regulators, and policymakers.

Furthermore, Ana has extensive experience in developing and managing education projects in Europe and Honduras, focusing on empowering underserved groups in STEM fields. She is a member of the Honduras Child Alliance Education Committee, contributing to the development of STEM curriculum for primary school children in northern Honduras.