PROFESSOR SARAH MAIN, Executive Director, Campaign for Science and Engineering
Professor Sarah Main is Executive Director of the Campaign for Science and Engineering where she leads a dynamic organisation that has shaped significant changes in public policy. She works at the interface of Government, Parliament and the science economy to put science at the heart of the UK’s future.
Prior to her work at CaSE, Sarah trained as a molecular biologist and has worked with Cancer Research UK and the Medical Research Council (MRC) in London and Cambridge. She later worked in strategy and funding at the MRC, and in Government on public funding of science.
Sarah has sat on a number of advisory groups for influential policy reviews, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, and a Trustee of both the British Science Association and of the Foundation for Science and Technology. She is an Honorary Professor at UCL and a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University of Westminster.