Karen Chadwick, Chief Operating Officer (Interim)

Karen joined Wellcome in autumn 2015. Her responsibilities include ensuring the best possible operating position for Wellcome in relation to financial planning, reporting and cost management.

This includes maintaining our financial controls, ensuring finance systems are robust and driving the quality of our financial and tax reporting.

Before joining Wellcome, Karen was Global Controller for Lonza Biologics, a contract manufacturing business. She qualified as an accountant with PwC and worked for many years at Bristol-Myers Squibb in a variety of finance and commercial roles.