Peter Finegold

Peter Finegold

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Peter joined the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in 2013. He started out as a biology and psychology teacher in comprehensive schools in Sussex and Camden, before joining the Wellcome Trust, where he led the charity’s schools work, developed their education policy activity and conceived the Science Learning Centres initiative. Through his own company, he worked extensively on modernising genetics education and contributed to STEM education, including co-authorship with Sir John Holman of the STEM Careers Review. Peter is a former Visiting Research Fellow at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.