Cissi Askwall is the Secretary General of Vetenskap & Allmänhet, VA (Public & Science) since 2011. This Swedish national non-profit association promotes dialogue and openness between the public and researchers through science communication, public engagement and stakeholder involvement.
Cissi has a diploma in journalism and has worked as a news journalist at Swedish Radio and the national news agency TT. She has also been Communication Director at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and at VA.
Cissi is President of the European Science Engagement Association, EUSEA, Board Member of Örebro University, and Research Committee Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.