Imperial College London

Mr Al McCartney

Faculty of MedicineFaculty of Medicine Centre

Head of Communications and Engagement



+44 (0)20 7594 2961a.mccartney Website




Faculty BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





I'm Head of Communications and Engagement at Imperial's Faculty of Medicine.

Based in the Faculty of Medicine Centre office, I lead a team that delivers a wide range of communications and stakeholder engagement activities for Imperial's largest academic faculty. This team includes:

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Previous experience

I completed an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences (Zoology BSc Hons) at the University of Bristol in 2008, and have since also worked for Wildscreen, Icon Films, and Wellcome Trust.

You can find out more on my LinkedIn profile and follow me on Twitter @almccrtny.


I've been a Mental Health First Aider at Imperial since 2017. MHFAiders are trained to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and can potentially help stop a crisis from happening. They can do this by recognising warning signs, and they have the skills and confidence to approach and support someone experiencing mental ill-health. Find out more