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Elected: 2019
Discipline: Economics and Social Sciences
Professor Iain Wilson Docherty FRSE

Dean of the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Stirling.

Professor Iain Docherty is a leading researcher of transport and mobility and their wider cross-sectoral impacts on the economy, environment and society. After completing his PhD at the University of Glasgow, Iain worked in private consultancy for a short time before re-entering academia at the University. He remained here until April 2019 when he was appointed Dean of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Stirling. He has held a number of advisory posts including as Non-Executive Director of ScotRail and Transport Scotland, and Commissioner on the Infrastructure Commission for Scotland.