Council & Committees

The RSE Council is responsible for the governance of the Society. Reporting to that is an Executive Committee which is responsible for operational matters. It works closely with Standing Committees, which report to Council.

Council & Committees

Council

President – Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Vice Presidents
Professor Maggie Cusack (Physical Sciences)
Professor Iain Gray (Business)
Professor Neva Haites (Life Sciences)
Professor Marian Scott (International)
Professor John Wallace (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)

General Secretary – Professor Alan Alexander

Treasurer – Dr John Brown

Fellowship Secretary – Professor John Connell

Ordinary Members
Mr John Baxter
Professor Jill Belch
Professor Rebecca Lunn
Professor Mandy MacLean
Professor Petra Wend

Observer – Dr Robert Black

Executive Committee

General Secretary – Professor Alan Alexander
Treasurer – Dr John Brown
Council Member & Trustee – Professor Jill Belch
Chairman, The RSE Scotland Foundation – Professor Donald Ritchie
RSE Staff Members
Dr William Duncan (Chief Executive)
Mr Gordon Adam (Director of Business Development & Communications)
Ms Kate Ellis (Director of Finance)
Mr Graeme Herbert (Director of Corporate Services)

Other Office Bearers and Standing Committees

Other RSE Office Bearers are:

Curator
Professor Christopher Hall

Programme Convener
Professor Mary Bownes

Research Awards Convener
Professor Bonnie Webber

Young People’s Programme Convener
Professor Stuart Monro

Education Committee Convener
Mr Keir Bloomer

 

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