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Kieran Bird

Kieran Bird

School Business Manager


In April 2019 Kieran joined the School of Security Studies as School Business Manager. He previously had a similar role with Project Alpha team from June 2018 as Business & Finance Manager. He previously worked in office, procurement, financial & grants management in the higher education sector at Imperial College London. He had spent the past 16 years at Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, an international non-profit organisation focusing on the elimination of neglected tropical diseases, predominantly in sub Saharan Africa. He is experienced in setting up new offices, recruiting and setting up overseas programme systems, policies and procedures.

Kieran is familiar with working in complex donor environments. This includes managing budgets, and reporting and compliance requirements for a variety of international donors such as the BMGF, USAID & DFID UK.

After studying at Middlesex and Imperial College London, Kieran spent 3 years in TEFL in Southeast Asia.