Allan Nixon is Head of Science and Technology at Onward. He was also previously Director of Strategic Collaboration for Fujitsu’s Centre for Cognitive and Advanced Technologies. Prior to that, he served in a variety of special adviser roles in the UK Government over 4 years – including to the Prime Minister, the Security Minister, and the Health Secretary throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Before joining the Government, Allan worked in the UK Parliament. He received his MA in International Relations from the International University of Japan and his Honours degree in Law from the University of Dundee.