Professor Beverley Glover

Director at University of Cambridge Botanic Garden

Professor of Plant Systematics and Evolution, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge
Director, Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Beverley Glover is Director of Cambridge University Botanic Garden, and a Professor of Plant Systematics and Evolution at the Department of Plant Sciences. Her research is on how flowers develop features which enhance pollination success, with a particular focus on the co-evolution between flowers and pollinators. She is also Director of the University's Botanic Garden, where she is responsible for strategy and leadership, and balancing the objectives of the Garden with providing an amenity to the public.

Beverley holds a PhD in Plant Development from the John Innes Centre, and a BSc in Plant and Environmental Biology from the University of St Andrews. She is a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh.