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Kate Hanneford-Smith

Director of Operations, Reuters Institute

As Director of Operations, Kate is responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of the Institute and plays a lead role in setting financial and operational strategy.

Kate has a BA (Hons) in Italian and German from the University of Leeds. After graduation she spent 5 years in Udine in northeast Italy where she worked as a teacher and translator before co-founding and managing a language agency providing language courses, translations and interpreting services.

She has been at the Reuters Institute since it started in 2006.