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Professor Graeme Reid

Chair of Science and Research Policy, University College London and Member of the Council, Research England

Professor Graeme Reid is Chair of Science and Research Policy at University College London.  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, subsequently, industrial strategy.  He led research and innovation policy reviews for the Scottish Funding Council and the Welsh Government. Sir Adrian Smith and Graeme advised the UK science minister on frameworks for international collaboration – the UK Government published their report in November 2019.

Graeme 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.