Dr Steve Brierley

Founder and CEO at Riverlane

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Founder and CEO, Riverlane

Steve Brierley founded Riverlane in 2016 to build the error correction stack for quantum computers. Driven by his conviction that fault-tolerant quantum computers will accelerate human progress, Riverlane partners with leading quantum hardware companies to make that happen sooner.

Steve has worked in quantum for over 20 years and is an expert advisor to the UK government. He holds a PhD in quantum information, spent a decade in the intelligence community and worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge leading major research projects in quantum computing.

Steve was awarded an OBE for services to quantum computing in the New Year Honours 2024.

  • 18 June 2024, 9:30am

    2024 CSaP Annual Conference

    Our Annual Conference brings together an audience of policy professionals, academic experts and business leaders for a day of talks and presentations, and to share and discuss issues and ideas on a range of topics from innovation and economic growth to climate and sustainability. Speakers from government, academia, and industry will present examples of how we are working together to address new and emerging policy challenges.

  • 28 April 2022, 5:30pm

    A global research and innovation powerhouse: the role for our leading institutions

    A CSaP lecture delivered by George Freeman, Minister for Science, Research and Innovation