The Darwin Centre Trust (DCT) is a charitable incorporated organisation that funds and oversees the management of the Darwin International Institute for the Study of Compassion (DIISC) and the Darwin Scholarship Programme.

Established by Professor Patrick Pietroni, and chaired by Simon Pleydell, the Darwin Centre Trust (DCT) benefits from the broad experience and expertise of its board of trustees. The DCT is honoured to have Charles Darwin’s great-great-granddaughter, the award-winning poet and author, Professor Ruth Padel as our patron.

The DCT CIO is registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales: Charity No. 1176985.

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