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Simon Kay

International Operations and Governance Manager Wellcome Trust

Simon Kay, International Operations and Governance Manager, Operations Division, joined the Wellcome Trust in September 2012. He is responsible for delivering and coordinating operational and governance support for the Trust's international initiatives. After completing a degree in Zoology and a PhD in Tumour Immunology at the University of Nottingham he joined the overseas service of the British Council and worked in many countries including substantive postings in Singapore, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Russia, Sudan, Israel and the UK. During his career he has built relations between the UK and other countries through education, science, the arts and the English Language.