Head of Business Development Innovations
The Wellcome Trust
Richard leads the Business Development Team, Technology Transfer Division which undertakes due diligence and project management of translation awards, strategic translation awards and seeding drug discovery funding.
The Team has responsibility for intellectual property management and its translation such as through licensing or new company formation. Previously, Richard held project management and business development roles in the biotechnology sector and has extensive experience of early-stage funding of life science technologies, commercial transactions, Board, SAB and government agency advisory roles