Roland Jackson is Executive Chair of Sciencewise.
Originally a research biochemist, he moved into science education, as a science teacher and curriculum developer and as Education Adviser for the international chemical company ICI. He joined the Science Museum in 1993 initially as Head of Education and was acting Head of Museum from 2001-2002. He was appointed by the previous Government as chair of the 'Science for All' Expert Group, which produced a collaborative action plan for developing public engagement in the UK. From 2002 to 2013 Roland was Chief Executive of the British Science Association. He also chairs BBSRC’s Bioscience for Society Panel.