Imran Khan

Chief Exec of the British Science Association, which advances public understanding, accessibility & accountability of science & engineering.

Imran Khan took up the post of Chief Executive of the British Science Association in April 2013.

For three years before that, he was Director of the Campaign for Science & Engineering (CaSE); a leading independent voice for science and engineering in the UK, focusing on research funding, science and maths education, building a knowledge-intensive and high-tech economy, and promoting science and evidence within government.

Khan studied Biology at the University of Oxford, and holds a Master’s degree in Science Communication from Imperial College London. He previously worked in Westminster as a senior parliamentary researcher for Dr Evan Harris, and prior to that spent time as a science communicator and freelance journalist.

He is a Trustee of Practical Action, which works to challenge global poverty through the use of technology