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Sir Jeremy Farrar

Sir Jeremy Farrar is the chief executive at the massive research foundation Wellcome Trust and, in recent years, the UK’s pre-eminent scientific authority on Covid-19. As a doctor, he spent decades in the trenches researching and fighting viruses from bird flu to SARS to Ebola.

“Change when you think you’re strong. Don’t wait for others to demand it of you.”

— Sir Jeremy Farrar
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Sir Jeremy Farrar, guest
January 20, 2022

Sir Jeremy Farrar is UK’s pre-eminent scientific authority on Covid-19 and the chief executive at the research foundation Wellcome Trust. He shares the latest learnings of the Omicron variant – and offers a framework for handling the uncertainty. He shares two leadership lessons he’s learned during the pandemic: find time for yourself, and take warnings seriously.