Programme Officer


Diane Buczynski-Ruchonnet joined Oak Foundation in 2011 as a Programme Associate for the Special Interest Programme. She was promoted to Programme Officer in 2015. Her work includes coordinating the Medical Advisory Board and Special Interest grants.


Prior to joining Oak Foundation, Diane worked at the Center for Integrative Genomics at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland as a post-doctoral fellow. Her work included investigating proteins involved in the regulation of gene expression as it relates to cancer development.

Our mission

Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.


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