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Ann Thompson

Contracts Manager | Directorate

Ann is the contact point regarding all Contracts - Client and Supplier - managing the process from draft Contracts coming into WCMC, from review to signature stage, and tracking contract deliverables to the end date of the contract. She will review your draft contracts, support the structuring of budget and payment schedules, as well as checking reporting obligations. She is also happy to assist on any contractual issues or questions you might have.

Previous experience & expertise

Ann has 10 years’ experience developing contracts with clients and suppliers to deliver life science projects, initially as Project/Innovation Manager for biotechnology SMEs, then as Project Administrator for a Climate Change/Sustainability Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. She is experienced in building and managing relationships with clients and suppliers and in business development and uses this experience to support researchers in proposal development, contract negotiation and meeting contractual obligations. While at Cambridge she was a CCI focal point and part of their communications strategy working group and was on the University wide Environmental Strategy review and planning Committee.

Recent work by Ann Thompson

Connect |

Ann supported the contracting of multiple partners’ work on this project, including development of a new template collaboration agreement more suitable for Collaborative Projects

Geo-6 |

Ann was involved in successfully negotiating and delivering a previously challenging project to support the review and finalisation of the Geo-6 reports

IUCN Chair Projects |

Ann concluded the management of the multiple projects which funded the work of the IUCN chair