Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Bath
Professor Ian White joined the Board in December 2020. He took up his role as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath in April 2019. He had previously been Master of Jesus College, University of Cambridge.
Professor White’s research interests are in photonics, including optical data communications and laser diode-based devices. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology. He is a co-founder of Zinwave Ltd, a company providing wireless coverage solutions, and PervasID Ltd which develops ultra-high-frequency RFID readers. He has published in excess of 1,000 papers and more than 30 patents.