Elected: 2013
Discipline: Engineering
Dr Peter Hughes

Former Chief Executive

A highly respected champion of Engineering and Science who has significantly raised the profile of Engineering, Peter Hughes led a "Management Buy Out" which led to the formation of Glencast Ltd in 1983, before winning The Queen's Award for Technological Achievement in 1990 for their success with the Replicast Ceramic Shell Process. His motivational addresses on STEM subjects have been shared with more than 70,000 students throughout the United Kingdom and been hailed as outstandingly successful. Peter has lectured around the world on a range of subjects and is an accomplished after-dinner speaker and Robert Burns enthusiast.