Dr. Derek Pollard (born April 1939), an academic and researcher in nuclear physics from Godalming, served as the Chief Commissioner for England of the Scout Association, Chairman of the Constitutions Committee of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, as well as a member of the Board of the World Scout Foundation.
He began Scouting in Surrey, England, where he held numerous local and then national responsibilities. He played an important role in organizing the World Scouting 2007 Centenary celebrations.
In 2010, Pollard was awarded the 326th Bronze Wolf, the only distinction of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting.
Pollard studied Chemistry at London Metropolitan University class of 1958, and worked at the Open University. He lives in Godalming.