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Industry Advisory Board

The Industry Advisory Board supports the interactions between the department and the industry in a non-executive capacity. It includes senior representatives from industry sectors aligned with the research groups in the department. In addition, the board includes representative from relevant regulatory and professional bodies and from Academic and Research Committees. Members are appointed for an initial three year term. The board convenes once a year. Benefits for board members include networking opportunities; access to academic partners for EPSRC and Innovate UK projects; and access to a large student population to undertake projects of industrial relevance.

Terms of reference

  • To advise the department on the industrial relevance of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and to suggest changes to courses and degree programmes
  • To review the research activity of the department in terms of industrial relevance, and to provide assistance, where suitable, with letters of support, internships and other activities
  • To help shape the department's strategy by providing guidance on long-term developments and trends within the industry
  • To identify opportunities for commercialisation of research


  • Madeline Bailey (MS Amlin)
  • Federico Boccardi (Ofcom)
  • Cristiano Corradini (NCC Group)
  • Niall Creech (Amazon)
  • Lorenzo Grillo (Alvarez & Marsal) - Industry co-chair
  • Jia-Yan Gu (NatWest)
  • Karl Hoods (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy)
  • Janette Jones (Unilever)
  • Leslie Kanthan (DataSpartan) 
  • Jason Maude (Starling Bank)
  • Jon McLoone (Wolfram)
  • Natalie Pankova (Metadvice Ltd.)
  • Julian Ranger (
  • Tim Stone (Nuclear Risk Insurers)
  • Oana Tifrea-Marciuska (Bloomberg)
  • Yue Wang (Samsung)
  • Sonja Zillner (Siemens)

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