Thursday 15 November 2012 | IET London: Savoy Place
Professor Brian Collins, CB
About the speaker
Professor Brian S Collins, CB, FREng, FBCS, CITP, FIET, C Eng, FIOP, FICE, FRSA, RCDS, MA, DPhil
Professor Brian Collins took up the position of Professor of Engineering Policy at UCL in August 2011. Prior to that he was the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) from October 2006 and CSA for the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) from May 2008. Energy policy was in his remit for part of that time, Brian left both positions at the end of May 2011.
Brian is also currently chairing an Engineering and Interdependency Expert Group for Infrastructure UK, led by Lord James Sassoon, Commercial Secretary in Her Majesty’s Treasury.
Brian was bestowed by Her Majesty the Queen the Honour of Companion of the Bath (CB) in the 2011 New Years Honours list and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2009.