Currently: Freelance Tech & Science Writer | Co-Founder at Science: Disrupt
Expertise: Other Sciences
Highest qualification: Masters (MSc, MPhil)
Gemma is a Scottish creative science nerd obsessed with tech, design, Irn Bru and pi. She is a Freelance Journalist & Podcaster, writing for The Guardian, the BBC, Singularity Hub, The Drum, Adweek, Imperica & Ogilvydo, covering science, tech, culture and politics. Gemma is also Co-Founder of Science: Disrupt - an organisation connecting the innovators, iconoclasts & entrepreneurs intent on creating change in science. Science: Disrupt produces podcasts, events and editorial, and has brought together a large community (both on and off-line) of brilliant thinkers and do-ers. They focus on biotech, energy, space, health, advanced computing & changing the way we do academic research. Gemma is an International speaker having delivered keynotes at SXSW, TEDx, WPP Stream, Cannes Lions and Dubai Lynx. She works with the World Economic Forum as one of their Global Shapers, and is an Expert Advisor for the European Commission, specialising in health, biotech, energy, advanced computing and space. Gemma is on the Innovation Jury for SXSW and is a Judge for the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Previously, Gemma was the Tech Innovation Strategist at Ogilvy Labs.
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