United Kingdom

Emma Greenwood is Director of Policy and Public Affairs at Cancer Research UK, working across public awareness of signs and symptoms, early diagnosis of cancer, NHS services and cancer strategies, access to effective treatments, and the UK research environment.

During 2010, Emma was seconded to the Academy of Medical Sciences, working on the review of regulation and governance of health research, which resulted in Government commitments in the 2011 Budget and the creation of the Health Research Authority.

Before joining Cancer Research UK in 2008, Emma worked in the editorial team for the EMBO portfolio of journals at Nature Publishing Group. She regularly peer reviews for National Institute for Health Research funding streams.

She holds a degree in Genetics and an MA in Biotechnological Law and Ethics.