Meet the host and judges of the FameLab Climate Change Communicators Online Final.

Jamie Gallagher | Host

Dr Jamie Gallagher is an award-winning science communication and engagement professional based in Glasgow, UK. Jamie has been involved in public engagement with research for over a decade. A selection of his awards and achievements include being shortlisted in the THE Awards for Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers, named as one of the '100 Leading Practising Scientists' by the Science Council, as well as one of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s '175 Faces of Chemistry’. 

Alice Bell | Judge

Alice Bell is co-director at the UK climate charity Possible. She previously worked in academia and journalism, specialising in the politics of science and technology. She was a lecturer in science communication at Imperial College, where she also completed a PhD and launched a college-wide interdisciplinary course on climate change. She is the author of Can We Save the Planet? and Our Biggest Experiment: a history of the climate crisis.

Nadia El-Awady | Judge

Nadia is a freelance science writer and editor. Her roles include chief editor of Nature Middle East, a senior writer with Asia Research News, and a content provider for several Springer-Nature publications and clients. Nadia has degrees in medicine and journalism and has managed journalism training projects, taught science and online journalism to university undergraduate students, and was director of communications at Zewail City of Science and Technology in Egypt.


Yadvinder Malhi | Judge

Yadvinder Malhi CBE FRS is Professor of Ecosystem Science at the Environmental Change Institute, and Senior Research Fellow at Oriel College, University of Oxford. Professor Malhi explores the functioning of the biosphere and its interactions with global change, including climate change. He is a Trustee of London's Natural History Museum, President-Elect of the British Ecological Society, and a scientific advisor on nature restoration for the UK and Scottish governments.