About the foundation

The Wilkinson Charitable Foundation was established under a Trust Deed made by the late Professor Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson on 27 February 1978.

The trust objects are to provide funds to or for such charitable purposes, trustees, institutions or corporate bodies and for the advancement of scientific knowledge and education at Imperial College in the University of London or such other place or places and in such manner as the trustees may from time to time in their absolute discretion determine.


Professor Anne Hardy – London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – daughter of Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson

Emeritus Professor David Cole-Hamilton, University of St Andrews – former co-worker of Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson

Glenn Hurstfield – solicitor, c/o Barry Adamson at Keystone Law 48 Chancery Lane London WC2A 1JF

Sir Christopher Dobson, one of our former Trustees, died on 8th September, 2019. Sir Christopher was Master of St. John’s College Cambridge and a Professor of Chemistry. He is sorely missed.

Obituary of Sir Chirstopher Dobson, FRS

Obituary of Barry Lock

Banner image: Ferrocene structure by David B. Cordes, University of St Andrews.