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Prof Hilary Lappin Scott OBE


Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott is a microbiologist with over 30 years experience as a research scientist, supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in both the public and private sectors. Professor Lappin-Scott is currently Founder and Director of Lappin-Scott Consulting Ltd, advising universities in the UK and internationally on strategy and performance and equality/diversity/inclusion; the elected President and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Federation of European Microbiology Societies (FEMS); Distinguished Honorary Professor at Cardiff University; a Consulting Fellow with the Halpin Partnership; Member of the Board of Advisors at Kobe University, Japan; former Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor at Swansea University and has considerable Trustee/NED experience over 20 years for numerous UK charities.
Hilary was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List for her services to microbiology and the advancement of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.
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