Dr. Varun Gupta

Dr. Varun Gupta

Senior Associate

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

— Abraham Lincoln


Varun joined Wellington Partners as an Associate in 2018 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2020.

Varun gained his MSc degree in Medical Biotechnology from the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India, and was awarded a PhD with Summa cum Laude in Neuroscience from the Freie University of Berlin for his work on polyamine-mediated suppression of age-associated memory impairment, culminating in articles published in Nature Neuroscience, PLOS Biology and Autophagy.

Subsequently, Varun obtained an MBA degree from IESE Business School in Barcelona. While pursuing his MBA, Varun supported the investment teams of Forbion Capital Partners, Amsterdam, as well as Ysios Capital, Barcelona.

Besides his daily activities at Wellington, Varun is actively involved in the European Life Science startup ecosystem mentoring within different programs including Spark Berlin and EIT Wildcard.