Antony G. Peake, CRA, serves as the Vice President of Research Administration at the J. Craig Venter Institute. Reporting to the President, Antony directs and oversees the research administration operations and management of all extramural funded research programs at the Institute. With over 20 years in the higher education and not-for-profit sectors, he brings a wealth of experience in research administration, including proposal development, research accounting, financial management and budget planning, research compliance and leadership.
Prior to joining the JCVI, Antony was the Director of Research Accounting at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Research Institute, an independent, nonprofit institution located in La Jolla, CA. He began his career in the UK starting at the Royal Greenwich Observatory as an Executive Accountant (1993-98) before transitioning to the University of Cambridge to lead the Research Services Division (Grants and Contracts) as the Research Finance Group Manager (1998-03). He relocated to the US in 2003.
A licensed Certified Research Administrator (CRA) since 2008, Antony received his degree in Business Administration from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), University of Cambridge.