Professor Clary has been Chief Scientific Adviser to the FCO since August 2009.
He is also President of Magdalen College Oxford and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford. He worked in the IBM Research Laboratory, San Jose, USA and has held academic posts in Manchester, Cambridge, UCL and Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Previous roles in government
FCO Chief Scientific Advisor
- 2009 to 2013