Professor Graeme Reid

Professor Graeme Reid
Professor Graeme Reid

Professor Graeme Reid

Professor Graeme Reid is Chair of Science and Research Policy at University College London (UCL). He is a member of the Council of Research England.

He has spent most of his career at the interface between science and Government, having worked in the Business Department, the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury and before moving to UCL.

Graeme was specialist advisor to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee during their extensive inquiries into Brexit and, more recently, industrial strategy. He is a member of the Government’s High Level Group on EU Exit, Universities, Research and Innovation. He has led research and innovation policy reviews for the Scottish Funding Council and the Welsh Government.

He is Chair of the Campaign for Science and Engineering, a Trustee of the Association of Medical Research Charities and strategic advisor to the National Centre for Universities and Business.

Graeme began his career at the National Engineering Laboratory. He has a BSc in Physics and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Fellow of the Institute of Physics, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a Chartered Engineer.

Period of appointment: two years, from April 2018