Professor Robin Grimes is chief scientific adviser for the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). He is a nuclear engineer and a former Director of the Centre for Nuclear Engineering at Imperial College.
Grimes replaces Professor David Clary who had held the chief adviser post since it was established in 2009.
Professor Grimes was previously the director of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre for Nuclear Engineering and the Imperial College Centre for Nuclear Engineering.
Contact, Resources and Notes
- Audio podcast interview with Robin Grimes at Nuclear engineer appointed to top Government role, 19 February 2013.
- Colin Smith, Nuclear engineer appointed to top Government role, 19 February 2013 , acc Sept 2013