Anne Simper BSc MSc MBA

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Medical and Dental Sciences
Business Engagement Partner for College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Contact details

Room EF32a, East Wing
Medical School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Anne Simper is Business Engagement Partner for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences (MDS).

 Anne has a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Liverpool and an MSc (by research) in Virology from the University of Western Ontario (UWO), Canada.

After working at UWO as a genetic engineering research technician, Anne returned to the UK to study for a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Warwick.

She has extensive global business experience including setting up and profitably running three businesses and working at senior management level in The Binding Site Limited.

Working closely across the five schools, alongside RKT, Anne will provide practical support to facilitate links between researchers and industry. This maybe in the form of joint collaborations, clinical trials, finding industry links for grant applications or locating industry funding and support for studentships. Anne can provide support with industry links at any stage, from identifying appropriate companies to helping with proposals and contract negotiations.


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Warwick 1988
  • MSc (by research) in Virology, University of Western Ontario, Canada 1986
  • BSc in Microbiology, University of Liverpool 1982