Ismael Rafols is a science policy analyst at Ingenio (CSIC-UPV, Universitat Politènica de València), visiting professor at CWTS (University of Leiden) and adjunt faculty at SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex). He develops more plural S&T indicators for informing evaluation, funding and research strategies. Ismael received a PhD in biophysics from Tohoku University (Sendai, Japan) and was postdoctoral researcher in nanobiotechnology at Cornell University (NY, US). Currently, he is working on research portfolios as tools to facilitate deliberation on research prioritization for grand challenges such as bird flu or obesity. He is also exploring inclusive metrics, to correct for indicator biases and their effects, for example regarding local knowledge.