Sir Mark Walport

Sir Mark Walport
  • Chief Science Adviser
    United Kingdom Government

Former Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Medicine, Imperial College London. Currently, Director, The Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in health by supporting the brightest minds. Recipient of a Knighthood in the 2009 New Year Honours List for services to medical research. Fellow, The Royal Society, 2011.