Sir John O’Reilly

Sir John O_Reilly

Chair of CMU Portugal External Review Committee, University College London, United Kingdom; Chairman, SERC, A*STAR, Singapore

Professor Sir John O’Reilly is Chairman of NICC (Standards) Ltd., a Director of ERA Foundation Ltd and a Royal Commissioner for the Exhibition of 1851. He served as Director General, Knowledge and Innovation for the UK government (2013-2015), as Vice-Chancellor of Cranfield University, (2006-2013) and as Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (2001-2006). He has held appointments in industry (Ultra Electronics, British Telecom and in the SME sector with IDB Ltd and CAST Ltd), in government research (Royal Radar Establishment, Post Office Research Centre) and in academia (Essex, Bangor, University College London (UCL) and currently Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Visiting Professor supporting the University of Huddersfield and a Visiting Professor at UCL).

In the wider international arena, he chairs the external review committee for the Carnegie Mellon University Portugal Program, serves on the Board of Khalifa University in UAE and is a Board Member of the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore.

Session time: 09/11/2022 10:00 am

Welcome Note

Session time: 09/11/2022 11:30 am
Roundtable: Mobilizing agendas for business innovation