Dr David Cleevely CBE FREng FIET

Member of the Communications Policy Panel

Dr David Cleevely PhD FIET

Dr. David Cleevely CBE, FREng, FIET is the Chairman of Raspberry Pi, founding Chairman of the Cambridge Science Centre and the Founding Director of the Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge.

Dr. Cleevely has been a prime mover behind the Cambridge Network, co-founder of Cambridge Wireless, co-founder and Chairman of Cambridge Angels and he is a member of the IET Communications Policy Panel.

He has founded or co-founded numerous companies, including the web based antibody company Abcam (ABC.L) with Dr. Jonathan Milner where he was Chairman until November 2009. He is the Chairman of CRFS, which he co-founded in July 2007, and the founder and former Chairman of telecoms consultancy Analysys (acquired by Datatec International in 2004). He has invested in over 35 companies and is Chairman of four, including the award winning restaurant “Bocca di Lupo”. He has been a member of the Ofcom Spectrum Advisory Board and member of the Ministry of Defence Board overseeing information systems and services.

Dr. Cleevely was sponsored to study Cybernetics at Reading and received a PhD from Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the IET, a Fellow Commoner of Queens' College, Cambridge and an Honorary Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge.