STFC appoints new Executive Director for National Laboratories Science and Technologies

12 December 2018

STFC Executive Chair, Professor Mark Thomson, has announced the appointment of Dr Neil Geddes as STFC Executive Director, National Laboratories Science and Technologies after a rigorous and competitive recruitment exercise.

Dr Geddes brings long experience of working within STFC over many years, working in both CLRC and PPARC and spending time as the Director for E-Science before becoming the Director of STFC’s Technology Department in April 2012.

He will have responsibility for the National Laboratories development and exploitation of the advanced technologies that underpin STFC’s science programme and facilities. Neil will work closely with the Executive Director of Large Scale Facilities to deliver the Laboratories science programme. As a member of the Executive Board, Neil will also help to shape STFC's overall future priorities and plans. Neil will take up the position on 2 January 2019.

Last updated: 12 December 2018

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