Jens Degett (biologist) is the Executive Director of the European Action in Global Life Sciences (EAGLES) in Madrid, Spain. He was Director of the Communication and Information units at the European Science Foundation (ESF) Strasbourg (France) from 2000 – 2005. He was one of the founding members of World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) and Board Member of Euroscience (2002-present). Producer and host of the most listened to national radio programme on science in Denmark from 1994-2000. Before his broadcast days he was responsible for communication with stakeholders and media in the Danish biotech company Novo Nordisk.