Imperial College London

Dr Simon Bailey

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Department Operations Manager



+44 (0)20 7594 7002s.bailey




577BCity and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Simon is the Department Operations Manager in Mechanical Engineering, supporting the Head of Department and Management Committee in the development and delivery of the Department's strategy and policies. This includes all areas of operational services, team management, and financial management.

He graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BSc in Microbiology, continuing in this field with a PhD from the University of Manchester, investigating the binding properties and production of a group of Neisseria meningitidis outer membrane proteins. He continued onto a Postdoctoral position in Manchester looking at antibiotic resistance, before leaving to join Imperial Consultants, the UK’s leading academic consultancy provider, connecting external organisations to the knowledge and resources of Imperial College London. Simon was a Project Manager and Director of Operations at the Grantham Institute in Imperial College before taking on this current position.



Callaghan MJ, Lewis S, Sadarangani M, et al., 2011, Potential of Recombinant Opa Proteins as Vaccine Candidates against Hyperinvasive Meningococci, Infection and Immunity, Vol:79, ISSN:0019-9567, Pages:2810-2818

Zampini M, Derome A, Bailey SES, et al., 2009, Recruitment of the ParG Segregation Protein to Different Affinity DNA Sites, Journal of Bacteriology, Vol:191, ISSN:0021-9193, Pages:3832-3841

Bailey SES, Hayes F, 2009, Influence of Operator Site Geometry on Transcriptional Control by the YefM-YoeB Toxin-Antitoxin Complex, Journal of Bacteriology, Vol:191, ISSN:0021-9193, Pages:762-772

Moore J, Bailey SES, Benmechernene Z, et al., 2005, Recognition of saccharides by the OpcA, OpaD, and OpaB outer membrane proteins from <i>Neisseria meningitidis</i>, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Vol:280, Pages:31489-31497

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