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Selvi Jeyaseelan

Selvi Jeyaseelan is a PhD-level physiologist and clinical trialist, who has been involved in researcher and research group development for over 20 years, in the UK, Africa and the Caribbean. Throughout this time, Selvi has mentored researchers to effectively manage the demands of a research career, creating an environment for success without compromising on work-life balance.

Selvi runs a consultancy firm providing individualised support, mentorship and strategic planning for individual researchers and research groups. She is passionate about research impact, effective dissemination, and public engagement, and these activities are central to her ongoing research activities with academic and non-academic partners. Selvi draws on her professional experience with international collaborations particularly in under-resourced settings, and her lived experience of equality, diversity, and inclusion to enable mentees and workshop participants to achieve their potential.