Professor Anne Glover was the first Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland, from 2006-11. Her role was to further enhance Scotland's reputation as a science nation.
While with the Scottish Government, Anne also held a Personal Chair of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Aberdeen. Anne was recognised in March 2008 as a Woman of Outstanding Achievement by the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology and was awarded a CBE in 2009.
On completing her secondment as Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland, Anne was appointed as the first Chief Scientific Adviser to the European Commission.