- Vice-Chancellor, Aston University, United Kingdom
Formerly: over 16 years as academic researcher and university lecturer, Cambridge and Nottingham universities; 1994, with Rolls-Royce, various positions including: Managing Director, Fan Systems Business; Engineering Director, Marine Business. 2002, Chief Executive, Institute of Physics; 2004, Principal, Engineering Faculty, Imperial College, London. Since 2006, current position. Former: Chair, Defence Science Advisory Council; Non-Executive Member, Technology Strategy Board. Led Royal Academy of Engineering Working Party on Educating Engineers; 2007, led King Review on vehicle and fuel technologies. Non-Executive Member, BIS Management Board. Member, Committee on Climate Change, National Security Forum, European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Recipient of awards.