Prof Geoffrey Boulton
General Secretary, Royal Society of Edinburgh,UK.
Geoffrey Boulton is a member of the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology, the UK’s top-level science and technology advisory body. He chairs the Advisory Board of the University of Heidelberg, and is a member of the Strategic Council of the University of Geneva. Until recently he chaired the Research Committee of the League of European Universities (LERU) and the Royal Society’s Nuclear Energy Work Group. He has been a member of the Councils of the Natural Environment Research Council and the Royal Society, a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, the Scottish Science Advisory Committee, the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council and chairman of its Research Committee.
He was formerly Head of the Department of Geology and Geophysics and Provost of Science and Engineering in the University of Edinburgh and is now Vice Principal and Regius Professor of Geology and Mineralogy.
Prof Boulton spoke about Institutional synergies for collaboration in Session B2: COLLABORATIVE STRENGTH Working better as teams at the Gender Summit 1 Europe (GS1Eu).