Professor Graeme Reid, Strategic Adviser

Professor Graeme Reid, Strategic Adviser

Alongside his role at NCUB, Professor Graeme Reid is Chair of Science and Research Policy at University College London. He is a member of the Council of Research England.

Graeme ReidHe 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.


Recent NCUB Blogs by Graeme:

Horizon Europe negotiations are like arm-wrestling with an octopus


Future options for international collaboration


A vision for Wales


International collaboration on research and innovation: have your say


Choppy waters or plain sailing for 2019?


What do businesses think about the KEF? I.


Sun, sea and R&D – what has science ever done for me?


Value in a Knowledge Exchange Framework


What is the science minister for?


The government has promised more R&D. Where will the money come from?


The political will is there – what are the next steps for increasing investment in UK R&D?


Dust settles after the election


Here's why science should take a seat at the Brexit negotiation table


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