Tim Leeder

Consultant at Aerotek Aviation Engineering Ltd

Consultant, Aerotek Aviation Engineering
Policy Fellow Alum, Centre for Science and Policy

Tim Leeder is a consultant at Aerotek Aviation Engineering and former Director of the Centre for Quantum Photonics at the University of Bristol. Before taking up his University of Bristol position he worked as Programme Manager for the Emerging Technologies and Industries programme at the Technology Strategy Board.

Prior to joining the TSB Tim worked as a non-exec Director and interim consultant to a variety of companies including software, technology, biotech, forensics and aviation engineering. He started his career at what was Swiss Bank Corporation (subsequently SBC Warburg and UBS Warburg).

He left the world of investment banking to found a start-up, and has been advising SMEs since 2000 during which time he has financed, run and sold a number of businesses.

Tim has degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Southampton University and, as a student, worked at Shell’s research Laboratory in Thornton. He combines work with a passion for outdoor pursuits and adventure travel.

  • 6 June 2023, 10am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2023

    CSaP's 2023 Annual Conference will cover topics such as economic growth and productivity; innovation and societal challenges; lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic; public health; climate & resilience; and decarbonisation and energy transition.

  • 23 March 2021, 5pm

    David Cleevely Annual Lecture: Professor Dame Angela McLean

    The inaugural lecture of the David Cleevely Annual Lecture Series will be delivered by Professor Dame Angela McLean, Chief Scientific Adviser, Ministry of Defence.