chairman

Stephen Duffy

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Stephen has around twenty years experience in technical, operations and business development roles within the Semiconductor and Photonics industry. Stephen currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Optocap Ltd, a technology company offering package design and assembly services for a wide range of optoelectronic and microelectronic devices.

Stephen was co-owner of Optocap Ltd for several years following a successful Management Buy-Out (MBO) from previous owners, Scottish Enterprise and was co-owner and executive director at the time of the multi-million pound trade sale of Optocap Ltd to the German multi-national TUV NORD. He now sits on the Executive Management Committee of TUV NORD Aerospace Business Unit.

He has been an expert evaluator the European Commission for a number of Horizon 2020 R&D projects for semiconductors and photonics and was a previous member of the European Space Agency working group for Hybrid and Packaging of semiconductor devices. Stephen has co-authored a number of technical papers on compound semiconductors and photonics and is the author of several trade-articles on semiconductor packaging.

Stephen holds  BSc Hons in Laser Physics and Optoelectronics from University of Strathclyde.