Iain Gray

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Iain Gray joined the Technology Strategy Board as Chief Executive in 2007, following its establishment as an executive non-departmental public body.

Prior to joining the Technology Strategy Board, Iain was Managing Director and General Manager of Airbus UK, whose Bristol operation he joined when it was still part of British Aerospace. He was appointed Director of Future Programmes in 1997, became Director of Strategy and External Affairs in 1999, and assumed the role of Managing Director and General Manager in 2004.

Iain Gray completed his early education in Aberdeen, culminating in an Engineering Science honours degree at Aberdeen University. In addition, he gained a Masters of Philosophy at Southampton University in 1989 and has received Honorary Doctorates from Bath, Bristol and Aberdeen Universities in 2005, 2006 and 2007 respectively.

Iain is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and in 2007 was awarded the Royal Aeronautical Society Gold Medal.  He is Chairman of the Business and Industry Panel of The Engineering and Technology Board (ETB), a Governor of the University of the West of England, a Board Member of SEMTA and a Board Member of Energy Technologies Institute.

As Chief Executive of the Technology Strategy Board, Iain is the operational head of the new organisation as it assumes its leading role in driving the UK's technology and innovation strategy.

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