Professor James Wilsdon FAcSS

Board Member

James Wilsdon is professor of research policy at the University of Sheffield and vice-chair of the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA). From 2013 to 2017, he chaired the Campaign for Social Science, and led an independent review of the role of metrics in the management of the research system, published in 2015 as The Metric Tide. Previously he worked at the universities of Sussex and Lancaster, and was director of science policy at the Royal Society.