Professor Amira Guirguis

Elected: 2024

Area(s): Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine & Mathematics

Specialist Subject(s): Education, Pharmacy

Professor (Pharmacy), MPharm Programme Director & Head of Pharmacy Practice, Swansea University

Professor Guirguis is an internationally renowned ‘substance misuse’ pharmacist-researcher whose groundbreaking work includes pioneering the first UK Home Office-licensed drug checking service. Her extensive contributions to the field are underscored by over 100 peer-reviewed publications. Involvement in mentorship, global research collaborations, that influence the European Medicines Agency and The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, as well as expert witness roles in court all reflect the impact of her expertise. These achievements highlight a career dedicated to advancing public health and drug safety in Wales.