Mr David Carr
Professional Title: Programme Manager/Project Manager
Other: Programme Manager
Primary domain: Open access and Data sharing
Organization name: Wellcome Trust
Organization type: Policy/Funding Agency
City / Country: LONDON - United Kingdom
David Carr is a Policy Adviser at the Wellcome Trust. In this role, he co-ordinates strategic planning activities and leads on work to develop and communicate Trust policy in several areas, including data sharing, open access publishing and genetics. In 2001, he worked on secondment at the World Health Organisation in Geneva, where he assisted in the preparation of the Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR) report on Genomics and World Health. Prior to joining the Trust in 1999, David worked as a project researcher at a scientific consultancy firm in Cambridge. He has undergraduate and masters degrees in genetics from the University of Cambridge.