Fellow: Tobin
Elected: 2023
Discipline: Professional, Educational and Public Sector Leadership
Professor Alyson Tobin
Former Vice Principal for Learning and Teaching, Edinburgh Napier University
Alyson is a former Vice Principal for Learning and Teaching, and Emeritus Professor in Biology at Edinburgh Napier University. She is an experienced advisor in higher education, formerly Chair of the Scottish Higher Education Enhancement Committee and a current member of the SQA National Qualifications Strategy Group. Alyson is a non-executive Director and chair of the Science Excellence and Research Impact Committee at the James Hutton Institute. She is a plant scientists, honorary Professor of Biology and former Dean of Science at the University of St Andrews, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, and chair of judges for the STEM for Britain Biological Sciences awards at Westminster Parliament.