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Dr Robin Fears

Biosciences Programme Director

He has a background in biochemistry, nutrition and medical research with 29 years previous experience in pharmaceutical industry R&D in the cardiovascular and neuroscience therapeutic areas and in R&D Policy.

Subsequently, since 2002, he has provided advice on biosciences policy issues to a range of public sector organisations, particularly academies of science and medicine and their international networks, parliamentary groups, the European Commission and industry. Much of this activity has been in the EU but he also has experience in advising on policy to UN bodies and other bodies worldwide.

He is advising the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) since 2002, directing the work of the Biosciences Programme and helping to ensure that EASAC outputs also catalyse and inform global science-policy activities through the InterAcademy Partnership.

He has approximately 200 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr Robin Fears 

EASAC Biosciences Programme Director

BSc (Biochemistry), PhD (Nutrition) and DSc.