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Chief Executive Officer

The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult is one of elite technology and innovation centres set up to transform the UK’s capability for innovation and help drive future economic growth. Set up by Innovate UK, the Catapults harness world-leading expertise, transforming high potential ideas into new products and services. The Catapult centres include Cell and Gene Therapy, Connected Places, Digital, Energy Systems, High Value Manufacturing, Offshore Renewable Energy, Medicines Discovery, and Satellite Applications.

Compound semiconductors enable disruptive technologies that transform our world including smart phones, computers, the electric transport revolution and a net zero carbon economy. The power, speed and light found in compound semiconductors outperform silicon chips, powering next generation applications and solutions. This is a unique opportunity to deliver truly innovative world-leading solutions.

We are seeking an inspirational and dynamic Chief Executive Officer to lead the Company. A visionary, you will provide inspirational leadership to the team whilst delivering truly innovative solutions that help to foster, grow and scale companies in the UK. We are looking for a high-calibre individual with a proven track record of inspirational commercial leadership in R&D activities in electronics and related services, with the gravitas and diplomacy to communicate effectively with industry leaders, government, SMEs and academics, within the United Kingdom and internationally.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please call our advising consultants:

Baljit Dhadda: 020 3906 7776 or 07736 880699

Peter Ward: 020 3494 4917

Closing Date: 23rd November

The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of society and we fully embrace flexible working.