September 26, 2011
September 23, 2011. Dr Robert Parker has been appointed chief executive of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He has acted as interim chief executive since March this year.
Dr Parker brings more than 25 years' experience at the RSC to the role, having joined the organisation in 1985 as assistant editor. He joined the journal publishing division of the RSC when it was located in premises above a tailor's shop in Savile Row, since which it relocated to Cambridge and expanded to become a renowned international publisher.