International Science Council

Nick Ishmael-Perkins

2021 Science Engagement

Nick Ishmael-Perkins has worked in participatory global development for nearly 30 years. Much of that time has been spent delivering programmes of social and behavioural change. He has been awarded for outstanding achievement by the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association for his work in media development. He was head of research communication at the Institute of Development Studies and led SciDev.Net, the science journalism platform for low- and middle-income countries. He currently leads a programme on the Public Value of Science for the International Science Council. He is also Artistic Director of Wretched Theatre, a company working with migrant artists in the UK.