Adam Smith
Chief Scientific Officer, Nobel Media

Adam SMITH is Chief Scientific Officer of the Nobel Foundation’s media company, Nobel Media AB. After Fellowships in molecular biology, neuroscience and physiology in Oxford, Harvard and Heidelberg he pursued research in developmental neuroscience at Oxford University before moving into science publishing. At Nature Publishing Group he launched Nature Reviews Drug Discovery as Chief Editor and then, as Publisher, ran Nature’s Biopharma portfolio of journals. In his current role, his projects include recording an archive of interviews with all living Nobel Laureates, running an educational programme that takes Laureates to meet and inspire scientists around the world, and creating the programmes of Nobel Media’s global science & society meeting series, the Nobel Prize Dialogues.