Jeremy Neathey

Jeremy is Deputy Director for Research and International and secretary to the ESRC Research Committee.

After completing a degree in Human Geography at the University of Reading, Jeremy joined the ESRC in 1990. For a number of years he worked on research methods and the development of major data infrastructure projects including the Understanding Society longitudinal survey and Birth Cohort studies. He took on the team head role in the then Research Directorate in 2002 before becoming Secretary to both the Research Resources Board and Training and Development Board, where he led on the introduction of the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre network. Jeremy assumed his Directors role in 2007.

His role includes overall responsibility for ESRC's Research Grants scheme and the development and commissioning of strategic priorities. He also leads on the Council's international strategy.