Chair of the Manufacturing Policy Panel
Steve Evans spent 12 years in industry, finally as Engineering Systems Manager at Martin-Baker Engineering, the world leading manufacturer of ejection seats. He was made Professor of Life Cycle Engineering at Cranfield University in 1998 and has joined University of Cambridge in 2011.
He is Director of the national EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Industrial Sustainability. His research seeks a deep understanding of how industry brings environmental and social sustainability concerns into its design and manufacturing practices, with a duel emphasis on urgent & practical change now and system level change that offers hope for a sustainable future.
Steve has been Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords on Waste Reduction, Chair of the Manufacturing Policy Panel of the IET, co-Chair of the Manufacturing Commission and is a co-Founder of three clean tech start-ups.