The Francis Crick Institute leadership

The Board

The Francis Crick Institute is a registered charity governed by a Board of Trustees. Sir David Cooksey is the independent Chairman of the Board. The Board meets at least four times a year and is responsible for the management of the institute's activities.

The Board of Trustees is made up of representatives from each of the founding partners of the institute, and independent members.

Executive Management Team

The Executive Management Team is led by the Chief Executive, Sir Paul Nurse, who reports to the Board. The team is responsible for day-to-day management of the institute.

Supporting the Chief Executive is the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Scientific Translation, David Roblin. 

Associate Research Directors 

In addition to the five Research Directors on the Executive Management Team, the Crick has three Associate Research Directors. They will each have particular responsibilities and will become members of the Crick's Science Strategy and Policy Committee.