Professor Lesley Yellowlees CBE BSc PhD FRSC FRSE Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Science & Engineering

Lesley has worked with the Royal Society of Chemistry for many years and became their first female President in July 2012, a post she held for 2 years.

Her research interests include inorganic electrochemistry and spectroelectrochemistry, epr spectroscopy, solar energy and CO2 conversion.  She is a champion for the promotion of women in science.  Lesley was awarded an MBE in 2005 for services to science, a CBE in 2014 for services to chemistry, and admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2012.