Professor Anne Scott

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Professor Anne Scott

Chairperson, Board of HEAnet and Professor Emerita, NUI Galway

Anne is an RGN and holds a BA in Philosophy and Psychology from Trinity College, Dublin and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Glasgow. Over her career she has held a variety of leadership roles in universities including Head of School, Executive Dean, Deputy President and Registrar in both Irish and English university sectors. She has worked as a practitioner and academic in Kenya, Scotland, England and Ireland.

Anne’s research interests include the philosophy and ethics of health care, judgement and decision-making in clinical practice and health services research – focusing on the health work-force.

During her career Prof Scott has served on a number of public sector boards including the Board of the HRB, the Board of the HSE, founding member of the Irish Council for Bio-ethics, Council of Governors Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust, the Board of Directors, Liverpool Health Partners, Board of Governors, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust.

In July 2018 she was appointed Chairperson of the HEAnet Group Board of Directors.

Professor Scott is the Chair of the HEAnet Remuneration Committee and is a member of the HEAnet Group Finance Sub-committee.  She is also a director on the EduCampus Board.