Dr Robert Sorrell (He/Him/His) is chair of the NPL Science Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) as well as a non-executive Director on the NPL Board.
A career scientist, Dr Sorrell Chairs the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) is a Strategic Advisor to the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) and is the Hydrogen Challenge Lead for the Royce Institute.
He brings over thirty years of R&D experience across industry, academia, government, and the charity sectors. He is experienced in working at all levels, from a start-up, to driving complex multi-million-dollar projects involving diverse stakeholders and international teams. He worked for bp in a variety of technical and commercial roles over a 33-year career and held various non-executive Director roles including in a start-up and two terms on Innovate UK Board. He has also chaired and served on numerous EPSRC grant panels and was an industrial advisor on Main Panel B for the 2014 REF.
Dr Sorrell is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.