Vivienne Parry is a writer and broadcaster.  A scientist by training, Vivienne hosts medical programmes for BBC Radio 4, writes widely on health, presents films, facilitates many high level conferences and trains young researchers.  She has a part time role as Head of Engagement at Genomics England which delivered the 100,000 Genomes Project.  She has recently completed her terms as a board member of UK Research & Innovation which is responsible for the strategic spend of the UK’s £7 billion research budget