The Principal's Office

Professor Jonathan Seckl

Jonathan Seckl is the Moncrieff Arnott Professor of Molecular Medicine and Senior Vice-Principal.

Areas of responsibility as Senior Vice-Principal

  • Overall responsibility for University-wide Research Policy; Chair Research Policy Group and University REF Committee.
  • With Directors of Planning and Finance, develop the University's Strategic Plan, oversee the annual planning round, prepare the annual budget and recommend resource contributions and allocations; Chair Fees Strategy Group.
  • With the Director of Estates, develop Estates strategy and prioritise estates projects; Chair Estates Committee.

University level committee membership

  • Estates Committee (Chair)
  • Policy and Resources Committee
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • University Executive

Contact details

For Vice-Principal matters, Jonathan can be contacted via his assistant Angela Penman on the telephone number below or direct by email

Professor Jonathan Seckl (OBE, BSc, MBBS, PhD, PhD(hc), FRCPE, FMedSci, FRSE, MAE)

Senior Vice-Principal

  • University of Edinburgh
  • Charles Stewart House

Contact details



9-16 Chambers Street

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