Science and Technology Facilities Council
United Kingdom

Dr Colin Vincent is Associate Director Astronomy, Programmes Directorate. He manages the UK Astronomy research programme for STFC, including subscription to ESO, and its ELT and the SKA. The programme supports a UK community of over 700 academics and over 1500 researchers across the UK, via grant awards, but also funds operation & development of new facilities. He is the vice chair of the Astronet Board, currently focussed on the realisation of a new Science Vision and Infrastructure Roadmap for Europe.