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Dr David Cleevely BSc, MA, PhD, CBE, FREng, FIET

Dr David Cleevely

Honorary Fellow, Alumnus 1978 Engineering

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Trinity Hall, Cambridge CB2 1TJ


David Cleevely is the Founding Director of the Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge and Chair of the CSaP Advisory Council. He has founded or co-founded several companies and organisations including Abcam, Analysys, 3 WayNetworks, Controllis, the award winning restaurant “Bocca di Lupo”, Cambridge Network, Cambridge Wireless, Cambridge Angels and the Cambridge Science Centre.

He is a member of the IET Communications Policy Panel and the Digital Economy Council and has served on the Ofcom Spectrum Advisory Board and the Ministry of Defence Board overseeing information systems and services. He is Chairman of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and the Cambridge Science Centre and is an Ambassador of the Cambridge Humanitarian Centre. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the IET. He was awarded a CBE in 2013 for services to Innovation and Technology.

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