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Dr Despina Moschou (MEng, PhD) is a Lecturer and 50th-anniversary Prize Fellow in Bioelectronics, within the Centre for Biosensors, Bioelectronics and Biodevices (C3Bio), Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath.

Adrian Mulholland is a Professor of Chemistry and School of Chemistry Research at the University of Bristol. His research focuses on the investigation of mechanisms of enzyme catalysis, and biomolecular structure and function more generally, by computational modelling and simulation.

Professor Andy Neely is Pro-Vice-Chancellor: Enterprise and Business Relations at the University of Cambridge, Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and Head of the Manufacturing and Management Division of Cambridge University Engineering Department. He is a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College and Founding Director of the Cambridge Service Alliance. He is widely recognized for his work on the servitization of manufacturing, as well as his work on performance measurement and management. Previously he has held appointments at Cranfield University, London Business School, Cambridge University, where he was a Fellow of Churchill College, Nottingham University, where he completed his PhD and British Aerospace. He was Deputy Director of AIM Research – the UK’s management research initative – from 2003 until 2012 and was elected a Fellow of the Sunningdale Institute in 2005, a Fellow of the British Academy of Management in 2007, an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2008 and a Fellow of the European Operations Management Association in 2009.

Imperial College London

University of Leeds

Dr Helen Neville is Vice President, Corporate R&D at Procter and Gamble (P&G). She joined P&G in 1987 with a degree in Chemistry from Durham University and PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Southampton.

Pauline Neville-Jones is a member of EPSRC. From 2010 to 2011 she was Minister of State in the Home Office responsible for Security and Counter terrorism and a member of the National Security Council. On stepping down from government she became the Prime Minister’s Special Representative to Business on Cyber Security until March 2014.

As Director of Aerospace Technology and Future Programmes Alan is responsible for the formulation of the global technology strategy and delivery of the supporting programmes to underpin product development and enable new business opportunities. 

His previous engineering leadership roles included Chief Engineer, Future Programmes, Engineering Director Rolls-Royce Deutschland and Chief Engineer V2500. He joined Rolls-Royce in 1987 from NEI Parsons in Newcastle. Alan is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Royal Aeronautical Society.  He is also a non-executive director of the Aerospace Technology Institute and Henry Royce Institute and is Chairman of the Derby Branch of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust.

Professor Newnes, undertakes research in cost modelling, information management, data analytics, manufacturing and design. Her work is industry facing focussing on the Manufacturing lifecycle for products and systems i.e. from Genesis Design through to Re­use/Re­cycle/Re-purpose.

Prof Graham Niblo is Professor of Mathematics at the University of  Southampton and has held visiting positions at Michigan, Rutgers, and the University of Oxford. He has held a number of roles including Head of Pure Mathematics and Head of Mathematical Sciences at Southampton and has worked at the interface of geometry, topology, and group theory for over 35 years. Alongside a deep interest in the power and beauty of mathematics he has worked with scientists and engineers to apply theory to solve real world problems in universal DNA footprinting and power engineering. He has extensive experience of infrastructure development in the University context and chaired the build phase of the National Infrastructure Laboratory for UKCRIC

Jane Nicholson is the Director for Research Base at EPSRC. This includes oversight of EPSRC investments in research in the core disciplines such as Engineering, Physical Sciences, ICT and Maths; research infrastructure; and its investment in support for people.

Andy Nield is an accountant by profession, and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He is currently the Finance Director for the University of Bristol having joined the University in that role in late 2008.

University of Oxford

University of Bristol

Martin O'Brien is head of the Theory & Modelling Department at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy. The Department includes both plasma and materials scientists. His own area of expertise is wave and kinetic effects in fusion plasmas.

Dr O'Donovan is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Heriot‐Watt University, Edinburgh and is the Director of the Scottish Institute for Solar Energy Research (SISER). His has a research background and expertise in thermal science which he applies to the development of solar technology for energy conversion, storage and systems integration.

Rachel O’Reilly is a professor of Polymer Science in the Chemistry Department at the University of Warwick.

Richard holds the Chair in Responsible Innovation at the University of Exeter Business School, where he sits in the School of Management. Originally an environmental scientist, Richard's research involves understanding the responsible emergence of innovation and new technologies in democratic society.

Miles Padgett holds the Kelvin Chair of Natural Philosophy at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He is currently PI of the Quantum Imaging Hub, one of the four Quantum Technology hubs forming the UK network.

Kedar is Director for Cross-Council Programmes, with responsibility for Cross-Council themes including AI, Digital Economy, Manufacturing, Energy and Decarbonisation, Quantum Technologies and Healthcare Technologies. He works with senior colleagues across UKRI Councils, Government Departments and UKRI Centre to identify exciting new Cross-Council opportunities and to deliver collective priorities, for example in ISCF and SPF.

Dr Paolo Paoletti is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Engineering at the University of Liverpool. He graduated cum laude in Automation Engineering (2006) and obtained a PhD in Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems (2010) from the University of Florence, Italy.

University of Liverpool

Durham University

Alessia Pasquazi received her PhD in Engineering from the University of Roma Tre in 2009. She has been MELS fellow (Quebec, Canada) from 2010-2011 and EU Marie-Curie Fellow from 2013-2015. She works in nonlinear photonics and she is currently Reader in experimental physics at the University of Sussex. 

Siddharth Patwardhan (SP) has received a BEng in Petrochemical Engineering and MSc and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering. He has obtained expertise in multidisciplinary areas such as biologically inspired green routes to nanomaterials, self-assembly of biomacromolecules and scale-up manufacturing of nanomaterials.

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