Professor Robert Winston is an expert in fertility and genetics still engaged in health research.
Professor Winston is a passionate communicator of science to all age groups.
He is a Bafta-winning broadcaster and an author of over 20 titles.
In the 1970’s, Lord Winston developed gynaecological surgical techniques that improved fertility treatments.
He later pioneered new treatments to improve in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and developed pre-implantation diagnosis.
This allowed embryos to be screened for genetic diseases, allowing parents carrying faulty genes to have children free of illnesses such as cystic fibrosis.
He now runs a research programme at the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology at Imperial College that aims to improve human transplantation.
He enjoys tackling difficult ethical, religious and scientific issues.
Lord Winston is currently Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London.
An active Peer in the House of Lords, Robert Winston speaks regularly on education, science, medicine and the arts.
He was Chairman of the Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology 1999-2002, initiating enquiries into Antibiotic Resistance, Non-Food Crops, Nuclear Waste, Science and Society, Genetic Databases, Aircraft Passenger Environment and Science in Schools.
He is chair of the Royal College of Music, Chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University and a lover of fine wine, pre-war cars and Arsenal FC.
A charming and erudite speaker, Lord Winston is available to deliver keynote speeches on topics surrounding science, academia, medicine and the human body.
As an after dinner speaker, Lord Winston delivers anecdotal presentations around his career and views.