Dr Rubina Ahmed is the Director of Research, Policy and Services at Blood Cancer UK, where she is accountable for the delivery of the charity’s mission-focused programmes. 

Rubina holds a PhD in Immunology and an MSc in Management and has a background in scientific research funding, policy and public affairs, organisational strategy and change management.

She has worked in both the public and charity sector for a number of years, including with the Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK and the Stroke Association. Alongside her work at Blood Cancer UK, she is a Council Member (Trustee) of the British Science Association – a charity focused on the engagement of the public in science.