Nick Ishmael-Perkins

Former ISC Senior Consultant

Nick Ishmael-Perkins

Nick led the ISC’s Public Value of Science project and provided consultancy services to the ISC’s Centre for Science Futures before heading to Washington, DC, to take up a new role as Editor-in-Chief at Chemistry and Engineering News.

Nick has worked as a journalist, media trainer and project manager for nearly 30 years in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. He founded the consultancy group Media for Development and was Head of Research Communication at the Institute of Development Studies for five years.

He was Director of SciDev.Net, an online news service for science and technology in the developing world, prior to moving to CAB International to be Lead Technical Advisor in development communication and extension for agriculture in emerging markets.

He has a post-graduate degree in anthropology and international development and has written extensively on development communication and knowledge mobilization.

He is also Artistic Director at Wretched Theatre.

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