Dr David Brown

Dr David BrownOrganisation

Trihelica Limited

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David Brown’s professional interests centre on linkages between industry, academic and the public sector. Following a Cambridge degree and PhD, David’s career has embraced biotech, polymer research and management at ICI; running a business unit for the University of Warwick; heading the Technology and Innovation Management practice at consultants Arthur D. Little Ltd; senior non-executive roles including deputy Chair of the regional development agency Advantage West Midlands; and a decade as CEO of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.  He now has a portfolio career, working in and with a number of universities and other organisations. His UK and wide international experience ranges from the chemicals and biotech industries to energy, process safety, economic development and innovation, and public policy at all levels.