Kate Brown (Theatre Education Advisor) is a Speech and Drama teacher, currently teaches in 3 very different independent schools where her work encompasses all aspects of the subject in addition to curriculum and policy development. As an actress she has worked in all areas of the industry: regional and West End theatre, television, film, radio, corporate and commercial.

Dr. Peter Duncan (Health Education Advisoris Senior Lecturer in the Department of Education and Professional Studies at King's College London. He is also Programme Director of the MSc in Health Promotion and MSc in Health and Society there. His teaching and research interests include health education and health promotion theory and practice.

Nicola Goddard (Science Education Advisor) is responsible for the content development of BEANii's scientific programme. Nicola has 7 years' biology and general science teaching experience at Queen’s College London secondary school.  She has organised many extra-curricular activities including taking part in a Planet Science project to make money from mint seeds.  Her team produced mint flavoured lip balm by distilling mint they had grown and achieved second place nationally.  In addition she has arranged for the Y Touring theatre company to perform their plays on controversial scientific topics (such as clinical trials), at Queen’s College.

Professor Bernard Harris (Social History Advisor) is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Strathclyde. In addition to his work on the history of the welfare state between 1800-1945, he has also written extensively on issues concerned with the history of height, health, morbidity and mortality. His most recent book (co-authored with R.Floud, R.Fogel and S.C.Hong) is The changing body: health, nutrition and human development in the western world since 1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Brian Logan (Theatre Development Advisor) is a theatre-maker and journalist. He is co-director of Camden Peoples Theatre in London. Brian has a track record of delivering playful narrative theatre, including Made Up (an entirely improvised show) and The Irish Giant (a true tale of a pioneering 18th-century surgeon and an 8ft-tall Irishman) with Cartoon de Salvo. Brian's freelance theatre work includes Better Humans, a show devised with BACs young peoples theatre based on a Wellcome Trust/Demos report on trans-human technologies.

Dr. Anne Mullen (Nutritional Science Advisor) is a lecturer at the Diabetes & Nutritional Sciences Division, School of Medicine, King's College London. Her research area is nutrition and immune function, as well as metabolic syndrome.

Dr. Carole Reeves (Medical History Advisor) is Senior Lecturer in Science and Technology Studies in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London. Her research interests are history of infectious diseases, history of mental illness in immigrant communities, public history, and oral history.  She has also worked in the media, producing medical and science programmes. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Medical Illustrators, a Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photographers, and a Fellow of the Linnean Society.

Professor Ricky Richardson (Medical Science Advisor) has an academic background in international child health and was appointed Sub-Dean (Clinical) of the Institute of Child Health in 1987. He is a Senior Consultant Paediatrician, who sees patients at The Child and Family Practice, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and Princess Margaret Hospital in Windsor. He currently serves as Consultant Paediatrician on the faculty of the Department of Psychological Medicine at GOSH and is a Visiting Professor of eHealth at Imperial College.