Neil Short

Neil Short was born in the Borders and took his degrees at the University of Edinburgh. He began his teaching career in the Physics Department of George Heriot's School, later taking up post as the school's Head of S6.

Since retiring in 2009, he has continued his involvement in science education through the Institute of Physics and as a STEM Ambassador. He is a Fellow of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts and served on the Society's Council. He plays trombone in a number of local orchestras and music groups.

Neil Short

Appointed to the Board

14 March 2012

Current Role


Board Committees

Education & Safeguarding Committee
Remuneration Committee


BEd, MEd, MInstP