|Professor Paul Boyle CBE FBA FRSE||
Professor Paul Boyle CBE is President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester. Previously, Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the UK’s largest funding agency for social science research; the International Champion of Research Councils UK, with responsibility for international strategy on behalf of all seven UK...
|Professor Louise Heathwaite PhD FRSB FRSE||
Professor Louise Heathwaite was appointed Chief Scientific Adviser for Rural Affairs and Environment (CSA RAE) in September 2012.
She is also Professor of Land and Water Science and Co-Director of the Centre for Sustainable Water Management in the Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University. Louise has over 25 years research experience in...
|Professor Andrew Morris FRSE FMedSci||
Ex officio Member
Professor Andrew Morris is Chief Scientist at the Scottish Government Health Directorate, which supports and promotes high quality research aimed at improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of services offered by NHS Scotland and securing lasting improvements to the health of the people of Scotland. He is also Professor of Medicine and Dean of...
|Professor Iain Hunter||
~~Professor Iain Hunter is Research Professor in Molecular Microbiology at the University of Strathclyde. Previously, he was Executive Dean of Science (2008-2014) and Vice-Dean Resources and Planning (2002-2008).
With a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry, PhD in Microbial Physiology (both Glasgow University) and Research Fellowship in Microbial Genetics (Cambridge), he has expertise across the...
|Professor Colin McInnes MBE FRSE||
~~Professor Colin McInnes is James Watt Chair, Professor of Engineering Science at the University of Glasgow. His previous posts were Director, Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory and Director, Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications at the University of Strathclyde, where he retains a Visiting Research Professorship.
Professor McInnes’ research interests cover the broad...
|Professor Anna Meredith||
~~Professor Anna Meredith holds a personal Chair of Zoological and Conservation Medicine at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies / Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh. She graduated from University of Oxford (MA Physiological Sciences), University of Cambridge (Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine) and University of Edinburgh (PhD), and is a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS...
|Professor Andrew Mount FRSC||
~~Professor Andy Mount is Professor of Physical Electrochemistry and Dean of Research in the College of Science & Engineering (CSE) at the University of Edinburgh.
His research interests include fundamental and applied electrochemistry, sensing and analysis and the development and application of healthcare and low carbon clean energy technologies; he has played a leading role in...
|Professor Susan Rosser||
~~Professor Susan Rosser is Professor of Synthetic Biology at the University of Edinburgh. She is Director of the Edinburgh Mammalian Synthetic Biology Research Centre, PI and Co-director of the Edinburgh Genome Foundry for synthetic DNA synthesis and assembly. She also holds a prestigious EPSRC Leadership Fellowship in Synthetic Biology. She also leads two, large transatlantic Synthetic...
|Dr Tara Spires-Jones||
~~Dr Tara Spires-Jones is a Neuroscientist running a research group at the University of Edinburgh.
Dr Spires-Jones’ research focuses on the mechanisms and reversibility of brain degeneration in Alzheimer’s disease, other degenerative brain diseases, and ageing. Her work has shown that both of the proteins involved in the neuropathological lesions in AD (amyloid beta and tau)...
|Professor Sheila Rowan MBE, FRSE||
Professor Sheila Rowan was appointed Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) for Scotland in June 2016.
This is a part-time position within the Scottish Government. Professor Rowan remains Director of the Institute for Gravitational Research, University of Glasgow, a position she has held since 2009. She received an MBE in 2011.
After her PhD...
|Dr Chris Masters CBE Senior Independent Director of John Wood Group PLC||
Dr Chris Masters CBE is currently Chairman of Energy Assets Group PLC of and of the Festival City Theatres Trust in Edinburgh. He also holds a number of other non-executive directorships, including Speedy Hire PLC and The Crown Agents. He was previously Chief Executive of Christian Salvesen PLC, Executive Chairman of Aggreko plc and Chair of the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council. An...
|Mrs Angela Mathis||
Chief Executive ThinkTank Maths Ltd Angela Mathis is Chief Executive and co-founder of Edinburgh-based ThinkTank Maths Ltd., a private company providing efficiency and innovation products to key industrial sectors leveraging high-level core skills in mathematics and related sciences. She is an elected Council member of ADS Scotland, the UK trade body for Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space...
|Professor George Salmond ScD, HonDSc, FSB, FAAM, FRSE||
Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Cambridge University, and Professorial Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge.
George is a member of the Board of Directors of the James Hutton Institute and a former Governor of the Scottish Crop Research Institute and the John Innes Centre. He was President of the British Society for Plant Pathology, International Secretary and Council Member of the...
|Professor Marian Scott OBE, FRSE, FISI, CStats||
Professor Environmental Statistics, University of Glasgow Marian Scott is Professor of Environmental Statistics in the Department of Statistics at the University of Glasgow. Professor Scott’s research interests focus on the use of statistics in environmental science, policy and regulation. She is also a member of the University of Glasgow's Pain and Welfare Group, and has an interest in...
|Professor Robert Tooze, BSc, ARCS, PhD, DIC, CChem, MRSC||
Managing Director of Sasol Technology UK Ltd Professor Tooze is Managing Director of Sasol Technology UK Ltd. He has worked in the chemical industry for 25 years, much of this for ICI, working in various businesses and locations but always in R&D. He joined Sasol Technology UK (STUK) in 2002 as Research Director and was made Managing Director in 2004. He has wide experience of...
|Professor Ian Underwood FREng FRSE FInstP||
Professor of Electronic Displays, School of Engineering and Electronics, University of Edinburgh Ian Underwood is Professor of Electronic Displays at The University of Edinburgh where he is currently Head of the Institute for Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS). He was a co-founder of MicroEmissive Displays (MED) and co-inventor of its P-OLED microdisplay technology. Major honors include - Ernst...
|Professor Lord Winston Hon FREng, F Med Sci, DSc||
Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London.
Robert Winston is the first Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London, a university with one of the strongest international science bases, where he will focus on the crucial importance of improving communication and public engagement with science. Concentrating on advancing the understanding and...
|Dr Russell G Greig||
Dr Russell G Greig, President and Founder of Greig Biotechnology Global Consulting, Inc.
Dr. Greig served nearly three decades with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, most recently as President of SR One, GSK’s Corporate Venture Group following a term as President of GSK's Pharmaceuticals International. Following the merger of SmithKline Beecham with Glaxo Wellcome in 2000, Dr....
|Professor Muffy Calder, OBE FRSE, FREng FBCS FIEE, Vice Principal for Science and Engineering University of Glasgow||
Muffy Calder OBE is Vice Principal of Science and Engineering and Professor of Computing Science at Glasgow University. She was Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland and SSAC Co-Chair from 1 March 2012 till December 2014. She is a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award Holder and was a Royal Society Leverhulme Research Senior Fellow and Dean for Research in the College of Science and...
|Professor David Cumming B.Eng, PhD||
David Cumming (B.Eng. Glasgow, Ph.D. Cambridge) is the Professor of Electronic Systems at Glasgow University where he is the Head of Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering in the School of Engineering. He runs the Microsystem Technology (MST) group with 20 researchers. His research into lab-in-a-pill led to the university spin-out, Mode Diagnostics. He worked for Ion Torrent Inc. that...