Professor Allan Pacey

Allan Pacey is a Trustee at the Progress Educational Trust (PET), and a Volunteer Writer at PET's flagship publication BioNews. He is also Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield's Medical School and Head of Andrology at Jessop Fertility, where he oversees diagnostic semen analysis and the sperm banking facility. He received an MBE for services to reproductive medicine in the New Year Honours List 2016. He is a science writer and broadcaster, and has worked both behind and in front of the camera on TV programmes including Inside the Human Body on BBC1, The Truth About Food on BBC2, Make Me a Baby and Lab Rats on BBC3, and The Great Sperm Race on Channel 4.

Allan is regularly interviewed on programmes including the Today programme and Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4, and he was Scientific Adviser on the film Donor Unknown: Adventures in the Sperm Trade. He is a founding member of the Association of Biomedical Andrologists, and Editor in Chief of the journal Human Fertility. Previously, he was Chair of the British Fertility Society, Chair of the Steering Group for the UK National External Quality Assurance Scheme for Andrology, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility's journal Reproduction. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and he tweets as @AllanPacey