Professor Michael Ward has a dual role as as both Chief Technology Officer for our Advanced Nuclear Research Centre and Director of Industrial Strategy for the University. As CTO of the ANRC Michael is focused on providing strategic technical direction, promoting collaborative research and development activity and securing further funding. As Director of Industrial Strategy, Michael works with the central team, colleagues across the university, industry and other key stakeholders to help build a Strathclyde approach to industrial strategy. Strathclyde has a broad range of advanced manufacturing activities across the University and its various research centres. Co-ordinating activities helps us to access and support our industry partners more fully and secure larger funding opportunities. Previously as Technical Director - AFRC Michael was responsible for leading and developing the Technology Strategy and to enable the future growth of the centre through winning new business and developing a large team of knowledge exchange practitioners.