Sue Fletcher-Watson is a Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre – a neurodiversity-focused research group. Her own work explores diversity in how children grow and learn, and the impacts of early experiences across the lifespan, with a particular focus on autism. She aims to apply rigorous methods from psychology to questions with clinical, educational and societal impact. She strives to achieve meaningful partnerships with community representatives and to support neurodivergent leadership in research. She is an advocate for open science and research integrity.