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Wellcome Trust is a medical research charity that funds research with the aim of protecting human and animal health. Its funding schemes offer grants across biomedical science, population health, medical innovation, humanities and social science, and public engagement.

TypePrivate
Founded1936
HQLondon, GB
Websitewellcome.ac.uk
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)1,081
Revenue (FY, 2018)£484.8 M(+14%)

Key People/Management at Wellcome Trust

Jeremy Farrar

Jeremy Farrar

Director of the Wellcome Trust
Chris Bird

Chris Bird

General Counsel and Company Secretary
Stephen Caddick

Stephen Caddick

Director of Innovation
Karen Chadwick

Karen Chadwick

Acting Chief Financial Officer
Simon Chaplin

Simon Chaplin

Director of Culture & Society
Alyson Fox

Alyson Fox

Director of Grants
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Wellcome Trust Office Locations

Wellcome Trust has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
215 Euston Rd
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Wellcome Trust Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1936

Wellcome Trust total Funding

$1.1 b

Wellcome Trust latest funding size

$1.06 b

Time since last funding

2 years ago
Wellcome Trust's latest funding round in January 2018 was reported to be $1.1 b. In total, Wellcome Trust has raised $1.1 b
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Wellcome Trust Revenue

Wellcome Trust's revenue was reported to be £484.80 m in FY, 2018 which is a 14% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

484.8m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

14%

Net income (FY, 2018)

2.3b

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

23.7m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

390.3m425.3m484.8m

Revenue growth, %

(11%)9%14%

Operating expense total

1.2b1.3b781.2m

Interest expense

59.3m59.7m71.9m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

56.1m15.7m23.7m

Accounts Receivable

22.3m36.7m27.3m

Current Assets

80.6m54.6m57.2m

PP&E

448.2m435.0m430.6m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

2.3b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

24.9m23.9m

Accounts Payable

(75.1m)(3.8m)

Cash From Operating Activities

815.2m(854.3m)(834.6m)
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

522.0k
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Wellcome Trust Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash Donated to Charity

£1.03 b£1.13 b

Annual Charitable Expenditure (Innovations)

£82 m£116 m

Annual Charitable Expenditure (Science)

£723 m£832 m

Countries

70
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Wellcome Trust Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Farmcare Trading Limited
Genome Research Limited
Gower Place Investments Limited
North London Ventures Limited
Premier Marinas Holdings Limited
Wellcome Trust Finance plc
Wellcome Trust Investment Limited Partnership
Wellcome Trust Investments 2 Unlimited

Wellcome Trust Revenue Breakdown

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Wellcome Trust revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.4% from Charitable Income and 90.6% from Income from investments

Wellcome Trust Online and Social Media Presence

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Wellcome Trust News and Updates

Wellcome Trust Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wellcome Trust founded?

    Wellcome Trust was founded in 1936.

  • Who are Wellcome Trust key executives?

    Wellcome Trust's key executives are Jeremy Farrar, Chris Bird and Stephen Caddick.

  • How many employees does Wellcome Trust have?

    Wellcome Trust has 1,081 employees.

  • What is Wellcome Trust revenue?

    Latest Wellcome Trust annual revenue is £484.8 m.

  • What is Wellcome Trust revenue per employee?

    Latest Wellcome Trust revenue per employee is £448.5 k.

  • Who are Wellcome Trust competitors?

    Competitors of Wellcome Trust include Scripps Health, The Primary School and Atlantic Health System.

  • Where is Wellcome Trust headquarters?

    Wellcome Trust headquarters is located at 215 Euston Rd, London.

  • Where are Wellcome Trust offices?

    Wellcome Trust has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Wellcome Trust have?

    Wellcome Trust has 1 office.