Dr Timothy Littlewood

Executive Director of Science
t.littlewood [at] nhm.ac.uk

Tim is Executive Director of Science at the Natural History Museum and provides leadership on all scientific activities. The direction of NHM science, across all its diverse disciplines, is informed by its collections, of over 80 million specimens, and a commitment to addressing some of the biggest issues facing humanity and the planet.

Tim represents the NHM as Member of Imperial Court and is currently on the board of Trustees of the Hunterian Collection at the Royal College of Surgeons. A former Wellcome Senior Research Fellow (1996-2005), Individual Merit Researcher (2005-2021), and C.A. Wright medallist (British Society for Parasitology, 2009) Tim has published over 250 research articles and book chapters. His research focuses on evolutionary parasitology of helminths, and biomedical applications of molecular systematics.