Jem joined IAS in May 2021 and works on internal and external communications, including liaising with the media, disseminating IAS and partner publications, and publishing news and educational materials on IAS’ website.

Before IAS, Jem worked in a healthcare communications agency where he worked on health awareness and patient support campaigns, primarily in HIV and pulmonary hypertension. His role included leading on an educational public awareness campaign about HIV in today’s world, which aimed to reduce stigma and change people’s perception of the virus.

Between this role and IAS, Jem took a sabbatical to work and study site carpentry and has worked on eco-new builds, Mayfair apartments and grade II listed townhouses.

Jem has a degree in History from the University of Leeds and an NVQ in carpentry

Email: jroberts@ias.org.uk

Media enquiries: 0798 808 2999