Dr Megan Eldred

Senior Strategy Manager at NHSX


Megan joined the CSaP team in October 2018 on secondment from the Civil Service Science and Engineering Fast Stream. She is developing CSaP Cambridge Policy Forums to promote continued relationships between academics and policy makers and stimulate longer-term thinking and collaboration around policy issues.

Her previous posting was in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) where she led an energy innovation project and provided scientific input into domestic energy efficiency policies.

Megan studied Physiology at The University of Liverpool followed by a Masters and PhD at the University of Cambridge in Physiology, Development and Neuroscience. Her thesis focused on investigating the mechanisms responsible for neuronal cell layering during eye development using a novel 3D cell culture technique.

  • 21 October 2021, 3pm

    CSaP annual meeting & reception 2021

    On 21 October 2021, CSaP hosted its first in-person networking event since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The annual meeting and reception, held at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London, provided an opportunity for 115 public policy professionals, industry leaders, and researchers to meet and share their experiences to improve decision-making.

  • 26 June 2019, 9:30am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2019

    CSaP's Annual Conference will bring together members of our network from government, academia and elsewhere to discuss some of the policy challenges we have worked on over the past year.