Elected: 2015
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor Guy Charles Lloyd-Jones FRS, FRSC FRSE

Forbes Chair of Organic Chemistry, University of Edinburgh.

Professor Guy Lloyd-Jones received a Bachelor of Science degree from Huddersfield Polytechnic in 1989, and a PhD from the University of Oxford in 1992. In 1996, he joined the University of Bristol as a lecturer, before being promoted to reader in 2000 and professor 2003. In 2012, he became Head of Organic and Biological Chemistry before leaving to take up the Forbes Chair of Organic Chemistry at University of Edinburgh in 2013. Guy’s research focuses upon understanding the mechanism of catalysts used to produce organic compounds.