Call for GapSummit 2021 organising team

What would be the responsibilities of someone interested in helping out?


We are looking for individuals to join the core 2021 GapSummit leadership team. This involves planning the strategy and operations of the event, as well as building the organizing team.

What sort of commitment would be required?


Leadership of organizing this event is a ~20-month role, starting in late 2019.
We are seeking individuals who are committed to leading all key activities throughout this period, whilst maintaining awareness of timelines.

Time commitment required will be dependent on timelines of event organisation and commitment is likely to increase in the lead up to the event. Communication with other team members and stakeholders will be a mixture of weekly Skype calls, emails and Slack, as well as face-to-face meetings when required. We are looking for individuals who stay motivated and keep channels of communication open.

Benefits of getting involved?


Whilst the GapSummits are organized on a voluntary basis, the experience and personal development gained is invaluable. By joining the leadership team organising the 2021 GapSummit, you will build your network to include global leaders in the biotech/pharma industry and young leaders from around the world, as well as building your contacts in the biotech industry in Cambridge, MA and around the world. You will also boost your CV with solid leadership experience, and gain experience in areas as diverse as project management, marketing, website design, recruitment, logistics and team management. You will also get a very good insight into current and future global issues and trends in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry.

Contact Us


To apply, send an email to Carthur Wan ([email protected]) and Anna Gould ([email protected]indicating your interest and attach your CV. We will get back in touch regarding the interview process for joining the team. Applications close 15th November 2019.