Our People

Discover the people that make CPI unique

Our Expertise

Our employees are critical to the work we do. Coming from all levels of academia and industry, they apply their expertise and innovative thinking to support the development of next-generation manufacturing.

Gender Pay Gap

With over 250 employees, CPI is required to report its gender pay gap. Read our latest reports. 
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Our Management Team

Our management team brings together world-class knowledge of key technologies and markets with extensive experience of establishing and leading technology businesses.

Nigel J Perry

Chief Executive Officer

Tracey Stonehouse

Finance Director

Graham Hillier

Director of Strategy and Futures

Frank Millar

Chief Operating Officer

Jodie Coe

Organisational Development Director 

Nick Johnson

Commercial Director

Alfredo Ramos Plasencia

Managing Director of Enterprises

Dave Tudor

Managing Director, Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

Arun Harish

Strategy Director

Graeme Cruickshank

Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

Val Briggs

PA to CEO and Chair

Our Board

Our board of directors is composed of senior representatives from industry and academia. The board is responsible for steering development and granting final approval of our strategy and major programmes.

Jennie Younger

Non-Executive Director and Non-Executive Chairman

Charles Bragg

Non-Executive Director and Non-Executive Deputy Chairman

Nigel J Perry

Chief Executive Officer

Sandy Anderson

Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee

Mark Gibson

Non-Executive Director

Professor Trevor Page

Non-Executive Director

Judith A K Howard

Non-Executive Director

John H Anstee

Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Remuneration and Appointments Committee

Our Technology Advisory Committee

CPI is guided by a Technology Advisory Committee which is responsible for the technology strategy of the company. This group is made up of individuals from industry, academia and CPI’s management team.



Professor Alan Windle FRSCambridge University
Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff FRSNottingham University
Professor Tom McLeish FRSDurham University
Professor Nick WrightNewcastle University
Professor Michael WhittakerNewcastle University
Professor Julian Morris FREngStrathclyde University
Professor Graham WrenStrathclyde University


Damien Kelly MSc, PhDHead of Global Research & Development, Croda Europe Limited
Chris RiderDirector, Cambridge Integrated Knowledge Centre
Mark CarverR&D Director, FujiFilm Diosynth Biotechnologies
Austin Doyle, PhDDirector, Science & Technology Licensing, R&D Worldwide Business Development, GSK
Fiona WilliamsDirector Research and Development P&G
Dr Tim RyanCEO, Epigem Ltd
Dr Steve FletcherHead of Chemistry, KTN
Dr Gareth CrapperResearch Manager, Performance Coatings, AkzoNobel


Dr Andrew WhittakerSenior Director, CPI
Nick JohnsonCommercial Director, CPI
Nigel Perry MBE FREng FRSCChief Executive Officer, CPI
Dr Tom TaylorDirector of Future Business, CPI
Alfredo Ramos PlasenciaHealthcare Director, CPI
Lucy FoleyDirector of Biologics, CPI
Kris WadropDirector of Industrial Biotechnology and Biorefining, CPI
John CockerDirector of Printable Electronics, CPI
Dr Graham HillierDirector of Strategy and Futures, CPI
Frank MillarChief Operating Officer, CPI
Mr Sandy Anderson CBE FREngNon-Executive Director, CPI
Professor John AnsteeNon-Executive Director, CPI
Professor Trevor Page FREng ScD (Cantab)Non-Executive Director, CPI
Professor Judith Howard CBE FRSNon-Executive Director, CPI
Mark GibsonNon-Executive Director, CPI