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.