• Organization TypeFunding Agencies, Foundation
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development BudgetOver 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • Founded1936

Wellcome Trust

They value breadth and depth in the activities they support They remain true to the vision and values of their founder, Sir Henry Wellcome, a medical entrepreneur, collector and philanthropist. Their work today reflects the amazing breadth of Henry's interests, and his belief that science and research expand knowledge by testing and investigating ideas. Their governance is based on an updated version of his will. Their funding supports over 14,000 people in more than 70 countries. In the next five years, they aim to spend up to £5 billion helping thousands of curious, passionate people all over the world explore ideas in science, population health, medical innovation, the humanities and social sciences and public engagement. For example, one of the world’s biggest challenges is how to be better prepared for the next major epidemic. They take on this problem in many different ways – here are just a handful: Vaccine development, such as when they co-funded the development of a new Ebola vaccine Public health interventions, such as insecticide-treated bednets for malaria Behavioural projects, such as training health workers to reduce risk of infection while working on the frontline Social science, including research into the ethics of medical trials involving pregnant women, of urgent importance because of the Zika virus. Developing research leaders in regions most affected by infectious disease (as they’ve done through their DELTAS Africa initiative) Advocacy, encouraging governments and global businesses to take part in building a more secure future for global health
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1Current job
40Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Grant: Solving Scientific Problems through Collaboration
  • Chief Executive Officer
    India, India
  • Secondment Fellowship
    United Kingdom
  • Biomedical Vacation Scholarships
    United Kingdom

Staff at Wellcome Trust have experience in


  • research & development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • tertiary education
  • development
  • reproductive health


  • wellcome trust
  • goal global
  • test


  • kenya
  • malawi
  • netherlands
  • united states
  • sudan


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Research & Development
Data Management
Economic Policy
Reproductive Health
Monitoring / Evaluation
Infectious Disease
Events / Training
Health Systems

Company Offices

  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • London
  • 215 Euston Road
  • NW1 2BE