Elected: 2019
Discipline: Organismal and Environmental Biology
Professor Peter Hollingsworth
Director of Science and Deputy Keeper, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Professor Pete Hollingsworth is Deputy Keeper and Director of Science at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh and University of Johannesburg, and an Honorary Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has extensive experience in managing large scale scientific projects focusing on understanding and conserving plant diversity. He has a particular interest in the translation of multiple complex data sets into practical and useable guidelines. In the PHC his focus is on the natural environment and amenity/garden horticulture.