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UK Biobank seeks new Trustees 

UK Biobank is looking for up to 4 new Trustees to join the Board.  This is a perfect time and an ideal opportunity to play a crucial role in setting the future direction of UK Biobank as a member of a committed and focused team of Trustees. This opportunity involves a clear understanding of what is involved in being a charity Trustee and demonstrable ability to contribute constructively to a high quality and collaborative Board environment. Please click on the button below to find out more about the role, the organisation and the process.

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The UK Biobank Board

The UK Biobank Board of directors work to achieve the aims of the project. Members bring broad expertise from across academic, charitable, and industry backgrounds.

The Board is accountable to the members of the company (the Medical Research Council and The Wellcome Trust), act as company directors and as charity trustees. They have overall responsibility for the direction, management, and control of UK Biobank Limited.

The Board maintains several sub-committees that support the Board in its role to assist UK Biobank to meet its strategic goals.

Mr Jonathan Sellors is Board Secretary

Professor Lord Kakkar chairs the UK Biobank Board 

Rt. Hon. Professor the Lord Kakkar is Professor of Surgery at University College London, Chairman of UCLPartners Academic Health Science Partnership, and Director of the Thrombosis Research Institute, London.

Rt. Hon. Professor Lord Kakkar

Rt. Hon. Professor Lord Kakkar

Rt. Hon. Professor Lord Kakkar

UK Biobank committees

Audit and Risk Committee

Access Sub Committee

Ethics Advisory Committee

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