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Professor Dame Anne Glover FRS PRSE

President, Royal Society of Edinburgh

Anne Glover is a molecular biologist who has studied how we respond to stress at the molecular level. She was the first Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission (2012-2015). Prior to that, she was the first Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland (2006-2011).

She has been an effective and well respected ambassador for European science. She is a trustee of many charities and has a particular interest in how knowledge can be used to transform lives in Africa.

She is President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and took up office in April 2018. She is currently Special Adviser to the Principal at University of Strathclyde.