Vacancy: Trustee


Cambridge, UK

Voluntary - unpaid

The PHG Foundation is an independent health policy think tank with a special focus on how genomics and other emerging health technologies can provide more effective, personalised healthcare and deliver improvements in population health. We are passionate about the role that science can play in this endeavour, as evidenced by the strapline we have used for many years - making science work for health. 

We are seeking trustees to complement the Board’s existing strengths in academia, health services, finance and genetics and to provide it with experience of relevant industries with links to the life sciences and health. You will be passionate about the potential for personalised prevention and treatment in a modern health care system. 

For further information about the opportunity click here. Find out more about the Foundation by viewing our 2014 - 15 annual review here.

If you are interested in being considered please supply:
  • An up-to-date CV detailing your achievements and including details of two referees (who will not of course be contacted without your prior consent)
  • A supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the trustee role and the person specification
Please send your documents to 

Potential applicants are welcome to arrange a preliminary discussion or visit by contacting
Dr Ron Zimmern at

Interviews at PHG Foundation, Cambridge CB1 8RN will be held from July to September 2016

The PHG Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.