Jeremy Farrar


Before joining Wellcome Trust as its Director, Jeremy Farrar was Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam. In addition to being listed 12th on Fortune magazine’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders in 2015, he has also received the Memorial Medal and Ho Chi Minh City Medal from the Government of Vietnam. In 2018 he received the President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian of the Year Award, and was knighted for services to global health the following year. Farrar is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences UK, the National
Academies USA, the European Molecular Biology Organisation and is a Fellow of The Royal Society.