Professor Maggie Dallman

Board member

Professor Maggie Dallman, OBE, serves as Vice President (International), Associate Provost (Academic Partnerships) and Professor of Immunology at Imperial College London. In her Vice President and Associate Provost roles, Maggie is the academic lead on the College's International Relations and Societal Engagement Strategies. She leads Imperial’s outreach strategy, helping extend opportunities in STEM education and research, heads Imperial’s work with the community in White City and oversees Public Engagement with research. 

Maggie joined Imperial in 1994 as a lecturer in the Department of Biology, coming from the University of Oxford where she had held a Nuffield Medical Research Foundation Junior Research Fellowship followed by an MRC Senior Research Fellowship. At Imperial she became Reader in Immunoregulation in 1996 and Professor of Immunology in 1999. Maggie has held a variety of senior positions at Imperial becoming Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences in 2008. Maggie took up her most recent roles as Associate Provost (Academic Partnerships) and Vice President (International) in January 2015 and January 2018 respectively. 

Amongst her external roles, Maggie is a Governor and Trustee of Westminster School, commissioner of the Hamilton Commission and Chair of the International Advisory Panel of Tokyo Tech University. Her research focuses on understanding immune responses to invading pathogens, with applications ranging from Alzheimer’s to obesity. She works with a range of organisms from zebrafish to humans. She is well known for her work to improve the public understanding of science and technology, especially among those from underrepresented backgrounds.