Toby Shergold

Job title

Public Engagement Lead


UK Research and Innovation


Toby Shergold is part of the new public engagement team at UK Research and Innovation. He has nearly 20 years’ experience as a journalist, editor and communicator, including working in police communications. He was communications manager at Cranfield University and prior to joining the team at UKRI, he worked at both the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Natural Environment Research Council where he led on public engagement; projects included the Being Human Festival, New Generation Thinkers and the NERC Lates event at the Natural History Museum. He is also an actor and improviser, and trustee of a community theatre.