Chief Scientific Adviser to the Ministry of Defence

The Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK's Ministry of Defence is responsible for providing strategic management of science and technology issues in the MOD, most directly through the MOD research budget of well over £1 billion, and sits as a full member of the Defence Management Board and the Defence Council, the two most senior management boards within the MOD. There is also a Chief Scientific Adviser (Nuclear), responsible for the MOD’s nuclear science and technology programme, currently held by Professor Robin Grimes.[1]

List of MOD Chief Scientific Advisers

See also


  1. "Robin Grimes". 10 June 2019. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  2. "Chemist is new MoD science chief". BBC News. 2012-05-31. Retrieved 2019-07-03.
  3. "Professor Vernon Gibson". UK government. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  4. "D2D CRC Board Director becomes Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence". Data to Decisions CRC. 6 March 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  5. "Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte". 1 October 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  6. "Simon Cholerton". 1 October 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  7. "MOD appoints first female Chief Scientific Adviser". 2019-06-23. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
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