DIT Chief Scientific Adviser

Dr Mike Short CBE

Dr Mike Short CBE

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Biography

Dr Mike Short is the Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for International Trade.

DIT Chief Scientific Adviser

The DIT Chief Scientific Adviser is responsible for:

  • ensuring that the department’s policies are supported by the best science, engineering and technical advice
  • advising on the technical aspects of trade deals
  • forging links between science and technology, business and trade
  • acting as head of the science and engineering profession within DIT
  • working with the wider community of chief scientific advisers on cross departmental matters

Department for International Trade