Our Board

Dr David Sibbald, OBE FRSE (Chairman)

Executive Chairman, Aridhia

Dr David Sibbald Aridhia develops world-leading technology that accelerates the translation of biomedical research & precision medicine approaches into clinical practice. He is also the founder of the Kate MacAskill Foundation and Chairman of the Johari Foundation.

Selma Hunter

Selma Hunter A business leader with experience in the engineering sector having held several executive director roles, Selma is also a Chartered Chemical Engineer with first-class project management skills, strong commercial awareness and business acumen.

Dave Clark

Dave Clark Over the last 25 years, Dave has held several senior director level roles, most recently as the Interim CEO of three of Scotland’s Innovation Centres specialising in Sensor, Data Science and Digital Health technologies.

Dr Lynne O'Hare

Chief Portfolio Officer, High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Dr Lynne O'Hare Lynne is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Chief Portfolio Officer in the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. With years of experience in senior leadership at AFRC and NMIS, she is passionate about partnerships that drive innovation and impact.

Dr Victoria Hollows

Chief Executive at OneRen

Dr Victoria Hollows Victoria is a senior leader with over 20 years experience in public sector culture and leisure organisations successfully leading change and delivering measurable results.


Professor of Practice for Space, University of Strathclyde

Craig Clark MBE Craig is a space engineer and entrepreneur, founder of Clyde Space Ltd, Glasgow’s first space company, and known for his pioneering work on commercialising small satellites. He was awarded an MBE in 2013 and the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2017.

Mark Goudie MEng CEng FIET FIES

Head of Whole System Strategy & Optimisation at SP Energy Networks

Mark Goudie Mark is a Non-Exec Director, engineering Fellow and Chartered engineer, with extensive technical and commercial experience, having delivered international projects for a range of organisations across the energy sector.

Simon Andrews CEng, FInstP

Executive Director, Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd

Simon Andrews Simon has had a long career in applied science, engineering and tech in a mix of private and public environments and is an advocate for diversity and social inclusion. Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd is a not-for-profit Research and Technology company.

Prof. Sheila Rowan, CBE, FRS, FRSE

Director, Institute for Gravitational Research, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow

Professor Sheila Rowan An award-winning physicist and practicing academic researcher of international standing, Sheila was chief scientific advisor to the Scottish Government (2016-21) and brings a wealth of experience from various influential roles.

Ian Laird, B.Eng, C.Eng, C.Marketer FIEE FCIM

Ian Laird A chartered engineer for over 30yrs, Ian has driven innovation and growth within manufacturing businesses. Providing leadership in engineered products, food production, chemical process technologies and luxury goods most recently as CEO at Alex Begg.

Jonquil Hackenberg, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, Eunomia

Jonquil Hackenberg, MBA Jonquil has over 20yrs of global experience across climate, science, technology and strategy. Previously leading PA Consulting’s global campaign for COP26, Jonquil is now CEO at Eunomia, and a passionate advocate of sustainability.


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