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Samantha Collins

Role in Dryland Systems: 

Communications Specialist

Home organization: 

Bioversity International

Position in home organization: 

Communications Specialist


Samantha Collins is a Communications Specialist, with 18 years of experience working on matters related to academia, government policy and science.  She holds a BA in Culture, Media and Communications from Lancaster University, UK.

Samantha Collins is a Communications Specialist, based in the Communications Unit at Rome HQ. Since arriving at Bioversity International in 2010, Samantha has focused on strengthening the organization’s digital communication channels, including the website and social media, as well as content writing and editing for institutional publications that promote the mission of the organization. She is currently also the focal point for the 'Diet Diversity for Nutrition and Health' research area.  Samantha is originally from the UK and prior to arriving at Bioversity International, worked on behalf of the UK Government as a Communications Manager, and as a Communications Officer at the University of Manchester Department of Science, Engineering and Medicine.