Rob Lyons

Rob Lyons is science and technology director at the Academy of Ideas and a columnist for spiked. He writes on a wide range of issues, but takes a particular interest in issues around the economy, environment, food, energy and risk. He is also convenor of the AoI Economy Forum.

Rob is author of Panic on a Plate: How society developed an eating disorder (2011) and has written reports on sugar taxes and the impact of the smoking ban on pubs. He is a frequent commentator on TV and radio.