Our People

The Lister Institute employs one full-time and two part-time members of staff, supported by our Governing Body and two advisory committees. Our experienced staff are:

Kate Law

Kate is the Director of the Institute and Secretary to the Governing Body. She is operationally responsible to the Governing Body for the day-to-day management of all the Institute’s affairs, and is the formal secretary to all committees.

Kate joined the Institute in 2015 after having retired as Director of Clinical and Population Research at Cancer Research UK.

Email: kate.law@lister-institute.org.uk

Naomi King

Naomi is the Institute’s Administrator and is the longest serving member of staff, having joined the Institute in 2000. She is the first point of contact on any matter regarding the Institute.

Naomi is responsible for the Summer Studentship Scheme and the Institute’s website.

Email: secretary@lister-institute.org.uk

Jacky Wilson

Jacky is the Institute’s experienced and hard-working accountant. She deals with day-to-day financial transactions and the preparation of both quarterly management accounts and annual year-end accounts.


Scientific Advisory Committee

Responsible for overseeing the research prize application process.

Finance and Investment Committee

Assisting with all financial matters pertaining to the Institute including the annual budget and research awards.

Find out More

To find out more about us, please feel free to contact the Lister Institute today.