Meet our CEO
Dr Stephen Breslin is Chief Executive Officer of Glasgow Science Centre and is committed to stimulating peoples’ interest in science and helping them to discover the pleasure and relevance in science, engineering and technology.
The Science Centre is a five star attraction and plays a pivotal role in Scotland’s science infrastructure and Stephen is dedicated in driving it forward to become a key player in inspiring the scientists and engineers of tomorrow through hands-on engagement.
Previously, Stephen was Chief Executive Officer of Futurelab Education, one of the most highly respected think-tanks and research labs in the world whose work has had a profound impact on educational practice and thinking. In this role, he transformed the organisation from Government funded to revenue generating whilst maintaining the think-tank’s reputation and capacity for delivery of high quality, innovative and creative research in the educational technology space. Prior to this, Stephen was Chief Executive Officer with The Kelvin Institute Ltd, a joint venture between the University of Strathclyde, the University of Glasgow and Scottish Enterprise. The organisation’s remit was to take technology that originated from Scottish Universities and develop it into marketable products and services for sale or licence.
Stephen has been a professional within the science and engineering industry for over 20 years, starting his career as an engineering consultant seconded to the Royal Navy at Clyde Submarine base, Faslane.
Graduating from Strathclyde University with a B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering, Stephen went on to secure an MSc in Control Systems and IT from the University of Sheffield and achieved a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Strathclyde University.