Sam Gandy, PhD
Imperial College London
Dr. Sam Gandy has a PhD in ecological science from the University of Aberdeen and an MRes in entomology from Imperial College London. He has a lifelong interest in nature and wildlife and has been fortunate enough to conduct field research in various parts of the world including the UK, Kefalonia, Almeria, Texas, the Peruvian Amazon, Vietnam, Brazil and Ethiopia. He is a writer and speaker and has experience working within the psychedelic field, as a past scientific assistant to the director of the Beckley Foundation, and is currently working as a collaborator with the Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial College London. Sam has a particular research interest in the intersection of two of his big passions…nature and psychedelics…and the capacity of psychedelics to (re)connect our increasingly disconnected species to the natural world, for the betterment of humanity and the biosphere at large.