Elected: 2021
Discipline: Professional, Educational and Public Sector Leadership
Professor Nigel Seaton
Emeritus Professor, Abertay University
Professor Nigel Seaton has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Abertay University since 2012, having previously had senior roles at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Surrey. Professor Seaton is a chemical engineer, whose research expertise is in the design and performance of porous materials. He has a strong interest in delivering social mobility through higher education and in integrative approaches to tertiary education. Professor Seaton is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.