Andy Sellars

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Andy was appointed Chief Business Development Officer of the Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult in February 2017, and was promoted to Strategic Development Director in October 2018. Andy developed the Catapult’s business plan for HM Treasury following a 2-year consultation with industry, government and academia.

Andy joined the Catapult from Innovate UK, where he delivered £15m of strategic investments in electronics, smart materials and compound semiconductors. Andy’s early career was spent leading R&D teams with Rolls Royce, Spirent PLC and Abbott Diagnostics. He also set up an events management company, and was prime consultant on film and TV lighting for James Bond and Sky News. Andy holds an Executive MBA from Glasgow University and a Doctorate from Strathclyde University.

Andy recently represented the Catapult during round table discussions with the Prime Minister, and joined the Secretary of State during the GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong.

Dr Andy G Sellars
Strategic Development Director


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