Dr. Shirshendu Mukherjee

Mission Director

Dr.Mukherjee holds Ph.D. in Microbiology, Law graduate, Advance Course in Strategy Management from IIM Kolkata. Before joining Welcomes Trust as Senior Strategic Advisor, Dr.Mukherjee was Staff Scientist at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology(ICGEB). Presently, Dr.Mukherjee, heads the India Initiative of Wellcome Trust and manages the R&D for Affordable Healthcare In India, a £30 million Initiative of the Wellcome Trust in India. The Initiative funds translation research leading to affordable healthcare solution in India and beyond.