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Robert Coke
Head of Absolute Return & Buyout Investments at The Wellcome Trust


Robert Coke runs the Wellcome Trust’s £3bn private equity portfolio which is focused on 12 GPs and coinvestment alongside them, as well as secondaries on both the buy and sell side.   He is also responsible for the Trust’s £1.2bn London residential portfolio.  Since he joined Wellcome in 1999 he has been involved across the portfolio in quoted stocks, hedge funds and developing markets.

Robert chairs the board of the Downside Fisher Youth Club.  He is married with five children.

The Wellcome Trust is a £24bn endowment that exists to support the brightest minds in medical research globally, disbursing over £1bn annually.