Sharon Memis, Director West India

Sharon studied Modern Languages (French and Spanish) and taught at university in the UK and Turkey and at an inner city secondary school in London. She joined the British Council in London in 1988 and has worked in Paris, Rome, Brussels and Washington DC where she has managed international programmes for the British Council in the arts, science, education and contemporary social and political issues. In Brussels, Sharon established and led the Europe programme from 2000-2005. She returned to London in August 2005 as the British Council’s Director of Corporate Planning and Performance then was Director British Council United States from 2006-2012. From 2012-2014, Sharon was Director Innovation EU and took up her current post as Director West India for the British Council in August 2014