Georgina Mace
Georgina Mace
1971

Georgina was a pioneering scientist who studied at City in the 1960s and 1970s. In 2000, Dame Georgina became Director of Science at the Institute of Zoology, during which time she developed a ground-breaking new criterion for listing species in the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s endangered species list. For her services to science, Georgina was appointed a Dame in the 2016 New Year Honours and received the President’s Medal from the British Ecological Society, for developing vital tools which have created scientific-based policies ‘to combat species loss’.