Professor Sir Alan Wilson

Professor Sir Alan Wilson Chair, Lead Expert Group, Government Office for Science, Foresight Future of Cities Project

Professor Sir Alan Wilson
Chair, Lead Expert Group, Government Office for Science, Foresight Future of Cities Project

The Future of Cities – Day Two @ 10.00

Sir Alan Wilson FBA, FAcSS, FRS is Professor of Urban and Regional Systems in the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London. He is Chair of the Home Office Science Advisory Council and, until December, was Chair of the GO-Science Foresight Project on The Future of Cities.

He will be seconded to the Alan Turing Institute from August 2016.

He writes the weekly Quaestio blog on research.

He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds from 1991 to 2004, then Director-General for Higher Education in DfES. From 2007-2013 he was Chair of the AHRC Council. He was knighted in 2001.