Deputy Director SRS & Head of Sustainability
- Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability
- Email: Scott.Davidson@ed.ac.uk
Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability
High School Yards
- Post code
- EH1 1LT
Scott joined the University in 2022 as Deputy Director for Social Responsibility and Sustainability and Head of Sustainability. Accountable for the delivery of the University's array of environmental strategies and plans including Zero by 2040 and the biodiversity action plan, he leads the sustainability team's work in taking a "whole institution response" to climate change and biodiversity. This response includes embedding sustainability within teaching and learning, research, partnerships and operations. Prior to joining the University Scott worked for the University of Bath and held various senior management roles in the sustainable consultancy and charity sector. Scott is a social psychologist by trade, a published author and award winning researcher in the fields of behaviour change and sustainability.
Scott is the department’s deputy director and leads on the University climate strategy and sustainability. For meetings please contact Ryan Ferguson, Scott’s PA.