Dr Molly Morgan Jones is the Director of Policy at The British Academy, the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Molly oversees all the Academy’s policy work and activities, on topics ranging from how the humanities and social sciences can shape a post-pandemic future, to purposeful business, to understanding society and community, and higher education and skills policy. She led the team that produced the Academy’s landmark review on the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19. Prior to joining the Academy, Molly worked at RAND Europe where she specialised in research and innovation policy. Molly has also worked for the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). She has an MSc and a DPhil from the University of Sussex in Science and Technology Policy and graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Biology from Northwestern University.