Dr Stuart Fancey looking at camera

Stuart Fancey is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Scottish Funding Council (SFC). The SFC is responsible for the development of Scotland’s further and higher education institutions. 

In his present role, Stuart is responsible for SFC’s research funding policy, knowledge exchange and innovation policy, SFC’s contribution to the development of the Research Excellence Framework and various other liaison activities across the Scottish and UK university and innovation landscape.  

His team are closely engaged with Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise to find opportunities to better exploit the excellence of Scotland’s university research base for economic and societal benefit.