Board of trustees


  • Drs Astrid Wissenburg

    Chair

    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

  • Gabby Silberman

    Board member

    Gabby Silberman is the Director General of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). He completed his PhD in Computer Science at the State University of New York at ...

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    Gabby Silberman

  • Professor David Bogle

    Board member

    Professor David Bogle is Pro-Vice-Provost of the University College London (UCL) Doctoral School - the role is to lead the strategy for early career researcher development (doctoral and postdoctoral) at UCL. UCL has over 5,500 research students and 3500 postdoctoral researchers. Chair of the Leag...

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    Professor David Bogle

  • 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 moved to work fo...

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    Sue Fleet

  • 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

  • Prof David Oswell

    Board member

    David Oswell is Professor of Sociology. Since January 2017, he has been Pro-Warden for Research and Enterprise at Goldsmiths, University of London. He joined Goldsmiths in 2001 and from 2013 to 2016 was Head of the Department of Sociology. He has published widely on cultural theory and the social...

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    Prof David Oswell

  • Jan Juillerat

    Board member

    Jan Juillerat has worked in education and research in the UK for 25 years: in Further and Higher Education and the UK Research Councils (now UKRI). In RCUK/UKRI Jan led change and transitions in organisational development, corporate governance and major restructures. Jan was Executive Director fo...

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    Jan Juillerat

  • Prof Roger Eccleston

    Board member

    Roger Eccleston Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Sheffield Hallam University, leading the development and delivery of the overall academic strategy.

    Prior to his appointment as DVC, Roger was Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Engagement, leading on all matters relating to re...

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    Prof Roger Eccleston