Imperial College London


Central FacultyOffice of the Provost

Deputy Head of Public Engagement (Capacity Building & Eval)



+44 (0)20 7594 2655a.seakins




Faculty BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





As Engagement Coordinator for Evaluation and Impact, Amy supports staff and students in evaluating their public engagement activities, and advises researchers on how they might achieve and evidence research impact through engaging wider audiences. As part of the Academic Partnerships team, Amy's role helps deliver the Societal Engagement framework.

Before joining Imperial in January 2017, Amy worked at the Wellcome Trust supporting researchers in their public engagement activities and managing funding for engagement with research. Prior to that she was a Research Associate at King’s College London focusing on science capital, science education and informal science learning.

Amy has collaborated with many organisations as an evaluation consultant to develop and deliver evaluation and research projects, including the Natural History Museum and ZSL London Zoo.

Amy's PhD research explored public engagement in museums, and she holds an MSc in Science Communication and a BSc in Biology.