Lord May of Oxford

The Lord May of Oxford OM
Robert McCredie May
18 July 2001
Crossbench

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Economic Affairs Committee Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
Economic Affairs Committee May 2013 - May 2016
HIV and AIDS Committee in the United Kingdom Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I Nov 2007 - Sep 2011
Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) Apr 2007 - Aug 2007
Science and Technology Committee (Lords) Nov 2006 - Apr 2010

Professional Life

Job title Organisation Date
Lecturer Engineering and Applied Physics, Harvard 1960 - 1961
Senior Lecturer/Professor Physics Department, University of Sydney 1961 - 1973
Professor of Biology Princeton University, USA 1973 - 1988
Vice-President for Research Princeton University, USA 1977 - 1988
Royal Society Research Professor Department of Zoology, Oxford University 1989 -
Class of 1877 Professor of Zoology Princeton University, USA 1973 - 1989
Professor Oxford University, Zoology Department 1989 -
Professor Emeritus Oxford University Zoology Department 2003 -

Public Life

Job title Organisation Date
Chief Scientific Adviser PM and UK Government 1995 - 2005
President The Royal Society 2000 - 2005
Chairman of Trustees Natural History Museum 1994 - 1999
Member Corporate Sustainability Board, HSBC 2001 - 2014
Committee Member Joint Nature Conservancy Council 1990 - 1995
Member UK Climate Change Committee 2008 -
Committee Member European Research Council 2007 - 2010
Trustee Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew 1991 - 1994
Non-Executive Director Defence Science and Technology Laboratories 2004 - 2012
Adviser Tesco's Sustainable Consumption Institute 2004 - 2013