Head of Engagement, British Science Association.
Ivvet Modinou oversees the BSA’s public-facing programmes, including flagship programmes such as the British Science Festival and British Science Week. Her team are also responsible for the BSA’s volunteers across the country; including 32 local branches and 17 scientific sections, all of whom organise, run and contribute to live science events. She also convenes the UK Science Festivals Network.
Before joining the BSA she worked at the Natural History Museum, leading the development and implementation of the Museum’s science communication programme.
Ivvet has an MSc in Science Communication from Imperial College London, and she has developed and delivered science communication training for researchers around the world. She has also been a reporter for the BBC World Service and a sub-editor at The Times. In her spare time, she has co-founded music discovery website richseam.com.