Dr Andrew Treharne Davies
Manager of the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Systems At Cardiff (CAMSAC) and the Panalpina Centre for Manufacturing & Logistics Research, Head of Operation Support for ASTUTE 2020 at Cardiff University
Andrew holds a BSc (Joint Hons.) in Chemistry and Geology from the University of Keele (1993), a Masters degree in the Chemistry of Advanced Materials from the University of Manchester (UMIST, 1995) and a Doctorate in solid state catalytic chemistry from the Royal Institution of Great Britain, via University College London (1998).
Following a postdoctoral research post at the University of Cambridge's School of Chemical Engineering, Andrew joined the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC ) in 2001, where he managed the Council's extensive programmes of built environment and renewable energy research, prior to overseeing the joint Research Councils' Energy Programme.
Andrew joined Cardiff University in October 2006 as Manager of the EPSRC funded Cardiff University Innovative Manufacturing Research Centre (superseded in 2010 by the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Systems at Cardiff (CAMSAC)) and the EPSRC Green Logistics consortium. He currently holds multiple roles, including managing the development of the research and knowledge exchange portfolios for two multidsciplinary research centres (CAMSAC and the Panalpina Centre for Manufacturing and Logistics Research) and overseeing the delivery of effective strategic and operational project support for Cardiff University’s elements of the Advanced SusTainable manUfacturing TEchnologies (ASTUTE 2020) operation, a £22.7m initiative part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the five participating Welsh Higher Education Institutions to support the long term sustainability of the manufacturing sector across the whole of Wales.
Andrew is also responsible for managing a range of Enterprise and Innovation related activities within the Business School and was the Professional Services lead, working closely with Professor Andrew Henley, for the School's recent successful bid for accreditation through the Chartered Association of Business Schools’ Small Business Charter.