Speaker Profile:

Dr Steve Cross

Freelance comms and engagement trainer, founder of Science Showoff

Steve is a communications consultant, skills trainer and standup comedian who specialises in making experts into the most interesting, engaging and effective version of themselves. He works in universities, cultural organisations, learned societies, government and charities, and has mentored people to get good jobs in them all. Steve founded Science Showoff, where scientists hone their presenting skills to a fine edge, and the London Science Communication Symposium, and has won awards for social enterprise, communication, innovation and societal benefit. He used to work for Wellcome, Nesta, the Science Museum, UCL and the Centre for Life before he went freelance, focusing on helping other people build careers like his.