Genome Research Ltd (GRL) encompasses a number of interlinked activities undertaken by our operation at the Wellcome Genome Campus, compromising the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Connecting Science, and Enterprise and Innovation. We are an open and collaborative organisation that believes in sharing our data, results, tools and technologies across the world to advance science. Our findings are used to improve health and to understand life on Earth. Our highly specialist work is delivered by more than 1,000 people, including some of the most respected scientists in their field in the world.
We’re now looking for up to three Non-Executive Directors (including a Chair for the Audit and Risk Committee and Deputy Chair) from a wide variety of backgrounds to join and strengthen the Board including:
- Venture capital investment
- Big data science
- Biodata commercial, translation
- Education, communications
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
We like to foster discussion of the scientific, medical and wider implications of genomes and anyone who comes onto the Board will need to be highly experienced in their field, fiercely curious and engaged with what we do. You will help ensure that our strategy and governance is shaped in a way that keeps us at the leading edge of scientific research.
These are important appointments and you will be able to operate and contribute to a maturing board environment. You will be highly credible leader and ambassador, with an instinctive appreciation of the challenges that go hand in hand with running and growing a complex organisation like ours, reaching across different environments and sectors. Comfortable with ambiguity, your communication, interpersonal and influencing skills will be second to none.
For more information and to apply for this role please click on the Apply button.
For an informal conversation contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson Rebecca O’Connor on 020 7426 3373 or Valentina Serra on 020 3854 2225.
Closing date is 10am Friday 1st November 2019.