Geography skills across government recognised by new role

A new pan-government Head of Geography for government scientists and engineers has been announced

The Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession is pleased to announce the appointment of a new cross-government Head of Geography for the profession, David Wood.

David will be helping to continue to implement the action plan of the GSE strategy and championing the breadth of work undertaken by geographers and recognising their contribution to analysis, delivery and policy formulation across government.

This appointment has been made by the Central Government Geographers Group with the support of the Interim Head of GSE profession and Interim Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Chris Whitty and the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers).

Find out more about the role on the GSE blog