Avi Roy (UK), PhD.

President of the Biogerontology Research Foundation (BGRF), a UK-based charity founded to support ageing research and address the challenges of a rapidly ageing population. Avi is an Oxford-based biomedical scientist and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Advancing Sustainable Medical Innovation (CASMI) at the University of Oxford, and at the Institute for Translational Medicine at the University of Buckingham (BITM). Lastly, Avi is a longstanding champion of the public dissemination of science, and has organised over 370 talks, chaired 8 conferences and hosted 28 Nobel Prize winners. Recently, Avi launched the Big Data Science in Medicine Conference series (the first of its kind in Europe) and the Longevity Reporter, which has rapidly become the premier source for news about health and longevity.