Professor Janet Scott
Telephone: +44 (0)1225 386 073
Janet Scott, Professor of Sustainable Chemistry, is a Strategic Advisor for the CSCT and former Training Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemical Technologies. She has held lectureships at the University of Cape Town, South Africa (1992-1995, concurrently with her PhD studies) and Monash University, Australia (2000-2006), where she was also the Deputy Director of the ARC funded Centre for Green Chemistry (2002-2006). Positions in industry have included: R&D Manager, Fine Chemicals Corporation, South Africa (1996-1998) and a Marie Curie Senior Transfer of Knowledge Fellowship held at Unilever R&D, Port Sunlight, UK (2006-2008), followed by a period as Director of a consulting company (continuing). She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a previous recipient of the Royal Australian Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry prize. Professor Scott graduated in Chemistry and Applied Chemistry from the University of Natal, Durban in 1985 and with Honours from the University of Cape Town in 1989 after a career break. She received a PhD from the University of Cape Town in 1995, while also holding a lectureship.