Prof Teresa Rees CBE AcSS is Pro Vice Chancellor (Research) at Cardiff University in the UK and a Professor in the School of Social Sciences. She is a long term expert adviser to the European Commission on gender mainstreaming and was the rapporteur for several European Commission reports on women and scidnce, such as the ETAN report (Science Policies in the EU: Promoting excellence through mainstreaming gender equality). She is an academician of the Academy of Social Sciences and was made a Commander of the order of the British Empire for her work on equal opportunities and higher education.