Imran is Wellcome’s Head of Public Engagement. He leads Wellcome’s efforts in involving the public in our mission. This includes empowering people to use or participate in health research, understanding and using public perspectives and expertise in our work, and strengthening the relationship between Wellcome and the rest of society.
Before joining Wellcome Imran was Chief Exec of the British Science Association and Director of the Campaign for Science and Engineering. He’s also worked as a science writer and a political researcher. He studied biology at the University of Oxford, science communication at Imperial College London, and holds an MBA from Cass Business School. Imran also serves as a Council Member for the UK’s environmental science funder, NERC, and is a trustee of the innovation foundation Nesta.