Following a recruitment process, RES Council has appointed Prof Sir Anton Muscatelli as Chair Elect of the RES Trustee Board. Anton Muscatelli has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Economics at the University of Glasgow since 2009. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and of the Academy of Social Sciences. He was Chair of the Russell Group of Universities in 2017-20. He currently chairs the Economic Commission for the Glasgow Region City Deal. He was awarded the honour of Commendatore of the Republic of Italy in 2008, and a Knighthood in 2017.
Members will be invited to ratify Prof Muscatelli’s appointment at the Annual General Meeting in the Spring.