Trustee – Professor Andy Mount

Professor Andy Mount

Board Member, University of Edinburgh

Andy is Professor of Physical Electrochemistry and Dean of Research in the College of Science & Engineering (CSE) at the University of Edinburgh. 

His research interests include fundamental and applied electrochemistry, sensing and analysis and the development and application of healthcare and low carbon clean energy technologies; he has played a leading role in over £40million of major multidisciplinary collaborations across Scotland, the UK and Europe. As Director of Research he played a key role in the establishment of EaStCHEM, the joint chemistry research School of the Universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews, and he coordinated the highly successful CSE REF2014 submissions as Dean of REF.  As Dean of Research he is now leading CSE research and impact strategy and development.  

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Chair of the RSC Faraday Standing Committee on Conferences and a member of RSC Faraday Division Council.  He is also member of the Science Advisory Committee of the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre, is external examiner for Chemistry degrees at the University of Warwick and was previously external examiner for Chemistry at the University of Bath.