Shannon Harmon

Digital Editor, Global Health Team

Shannon is Digital Content Editor on the Global Health Team, including the Longitude Prize, in the Challenge Prize Centre, aiming to engage the public about antibiotic resistance and encourage more teams to compete for the prize through digital engagement.

Shannon’s background is in digital content, marketing and campaign management for several science charities and health publications, including SciDev.Net and the Wellcome Trust, focusing on developing user-friendly content and design for website and social media.

She has extensive social media, product management, design and editorial skills and a proven track record of tailoring content to different platforms, delivering complex strategies and projects.

She has a Masters of Science in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology from Imperial College London partnered with UCL and the former Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine.

In her spare time, she has also been involved in organising events for the local LGBT+ community for the past five years, and in 2016 founded a campaign fighting for the rights of non-EU immigrant workers.