Professor Linda Bauld joins the Scottish Government as Interim Chief Social Policy Adviser
SPECTRUM Director, Professor Linda Bauld, will take up the post on a part time basis from the end of September 2021.
23 August 2021
Congratulations to Professor Linda Bauld, who has been appointed to the role of Interim Chief Social Policy Adviser within the Scottish Government.
Linda will work with teams across the Scottish Government to support a comprehensive programme of work on COVID recovery, bringing a wealth of experience across the fields of behavioural science, public health and social policy.
Linda will be seconded to the role on a part time basis for up to nine months, from 27 September 2021, and will continue in her University roles during this time.
As well as Director of SPECTRUM, Linda holds the Bruce and John Usher Chair in Public Health at the University of Edinburgh.