Mr Imran Khan
NERC Council member
Imran is Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation that exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. He has also served as Chief Executive of the British Science Association and Director of the Campaign for Science & Engineering. A biologist by training, he believes that society will benefit from stronger engagement between environmental scientists and the public.
Imran worked in Westminster as a political researcher and as a science writer. He is trustee of the innovation foundation Nesta and the technology-focused international development charity Practical Action. He has studied at the University of Oxford, Imperial College London and Cass Business School.