Bringing genomics from basic science to the transformation of drug discovery


Founded by four of the world’s leading geneticists

They share a commitment to using genomics research to transform healthcare, and their academic work has been cited over 50,000 times. In 2014 they formed a company to combine cutting-edge science with commercial delivery.

 Genomics plc was born

  • Prof. Peter Donnelly

    Founder & CEO

  • Prof. Gil McVean

    Founder & Director

  • Dr. Chris Spencer

    Founder & Head of Innovation

  • Dr. Gerton Lunter


To address the most important challenges in drug discovery we have built the world’s largest genomic database. Together with our brilliant team and innovative algorithms we have an unprecedented opportunity to make a difference.


Board Members