Board of trustees

  • Indi Seehra


    Indi Seehra is Director of Human Resources at the London School of Economics and Political Science.  Until May 2014, he headed up Human Resources at the University of Cambridge.

    He is an Independent Director for RESAVER, a multi-employer, multi-currency and multi-country Pension Sche...

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    Indi Seehra

  • Professor John Wood

    Board member

    Professor John Wood CBE, FREng is the chair of the ATTRACT advisory board based at CERN in Geneva and including five other European laboratories seeking to develop future technologies. He is a visiting professor of materials at Imperial College London, University College London, Brunel University...

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    Professor John Wood

  • Drs Astrid Wissenburg

    Board member

    Drs. Astrid Wissenburg joined the University of Exeter in January 2016 as its new Director of Research. Her responsibilities include the delivery of the University Research and Impact Strategy 2015-2020, including major initiatives such as the establishment of an Institute of Advanced Studies; th...

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    Drs Astrid Wissenburg

  • Dr Mary Phillips

    Board member

    Mary Phillips read Physiology at UCL and undertook her doctoral studies in Physiology at Oxford University, where she continued as an academic teacher and researcher until joining the Wellcome Trust in 1989. At the Trust she managed a number of funding Panels, including latterly the International...

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    Dr Mary Phillips

  • Dr William Duncan

    Board member

    William was Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) - Scotland's national Academy of Sciences and Letters - from 1985 until 2017.
    During this time he oversaw a considerable expansion of its activities, reach and impact. New activities developed included:

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    Dr William Duncan

  • Sue Fleet

    Member of the board

    After graduating from Leeds University with a degree in Chemistry and Earth Sciences, Sue joined the Metropolitan Police Forensic Science Laboratory where she specialised in fire and explosive investigation. She was an expert witness in a number of high profile cases.
    Sue Fleet