Technical Officer, Grants Management and Development
As Grants Technical Officer, Kayleigh supports implementation of the Foundation’s global grants program across its core pillars of work: Health, Science, and Technology; Industry Transformation; and Agriculture and Livelihoods.
Kayleigh (she/her) has over ten years of experience in public health policy and research at the national, regional, and international levels. Her professional interests lie in supporting the development and delivery of comprehensive strategies, projects, and partnerships to achieve public health gains by linking global health priorities to on-the-ground needs.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Kayleigh served as Global Advocacy and Networks Coordinator at the Union for International Cancer Control, Senior Technical Officer at the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease in its Department for Tobacco Control, as Senior Public Health Researcher for the Lothian Regional Health Board of NHSScotland. In addition, she held a prestigious internship at the World Health Organization in its Western Pacific Regional Office in Manila, where she contributed to the development of a regional health indicator database for NCDs.
Kayleigh holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Edinburgh and a Bachelor of Science degree with upper-class honours in Biomedicine (Pharmacology) from the University of Aberdeen, both in Scotland. More recently, she completed the Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics program at John’s Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.