Dr Ben Sessa

Chief Medical Officer, Awkn Life Sciences

Dr Ben Sessa is one of the world’s leading researchers into the potential benefits of psychedelic drugs in a clinical or therapeutic setting. As a medical doctor, he provides psychiatric consultation while his research focuses on psychopharmacology with psychedelic medicines and MDMA therapy for mental disorders. Dr Sessa is also a co-founder and chair of the influential Breaking Convention conference, held annually in London. He has published widely in medical and academic journals, presents regularly on multimedia platforms, facilitates workshops and is a published author of fiction. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol and Imperial College London.