Independent Science Communications


Journalist, writer, broadcaster, speaker, chair

Science, technology, environment, medicine and health - and how they interact with politics, economics and society.

Communications and Engagement: 2013-18

Head of Communications at two research institutes, Rothamsted Research and the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences.

Advisor to institute directors on strategy, media and outreach programmes. 

Rothamsted Research @ 175

Led 175 Anniversary Year events and communications strategy.

Global Bioeconomy Summit, 2018

MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences (MRC LMS)

Raised profile of institute and led development of engagement projects including the Suffrage Science awards for women in Maths & Computing.

Current Projects: 2018-present



Debates, conferences, workshops, events


Interactive day-long workshops for staff and students, University of Cambridge (2014-present).

BBC Newsnight: 1995-2013