Kathryn Link Joins WHOI as VP for Operations and CFO

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the world’s independent leader in ocean discovery, exploration, and education, has announced the appointment of Kathryn Link as Vice President for Operations and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 8, 2021.

Kathryn Link n 1Link will act as financial and strategy advisor to help lead and support academic research enterprises across the institution. She comes to WHOI from the Broad Institute, where she led a team responsible for strategic management of research funding.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kathryn to WHOI, where we are certain she will make an immediate impact,” said Peter de Menocal, president and director at WHOI.

“Her strong record of driving results and growth, her vast financial experience in the non-profit sector, and her shared commitment to the ocean and planet align perfectly with our mission and vision.”

Link brings more than 25 years of experience to WHOI.  Prior to the Broad Institute, she held leadership positions at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, and was a founding director of Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology. She also served as Executive Administrative Dean for the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University.

“It is an exciting time to join a renowned organization such as WHOI,” shared Link.  “I’ve dedicated my career to supporting the world’s most innovative scientists and engineers as they explore, discover, and problem solve, and I look forward to working with the entire WHOI team to continue building on its strong operational and financial excellence.”

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