Dr David Cleevely CBE

Dr David Cleevely is the Chair of Advisory Council, Centre for Science & Policy at the University of Cambridge. As a serial entrepreneur, he has invested in over 35 companies and is co-founder and Chairman of five of them, including the award-winning restaurant “Bocca di Lupo”. He is the Chairman of CRFS, which he co-founded in July 2007, and Chairman of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and the Cambridge Science Centre, as well as being an Ambassador of the Cambridge Humanitarian Centre.

He was the founder and former Chairman of telecoms consultancy Analysys (acquired by Datatec International in 2004). In1998, he co-founded the web based antibody company Abcam (ABC.L) with Jonathan Milner and was its Chairman until 2009.

He has been a prime mover behind Cambridge Network, co-founder of Cambridge Wireless, co-founder and Chairman of Cambridge Angels and is a member of the IET Communications Policy Panel. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the IET.