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

Dean of the Institute for Advanced Studies

Professor Iain Docherty is Dean of the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Stirling.
Professor 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.