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Guy Orpen

Guy Orpen

Guy Orpen - Non-Executive Director

Guy Orpen is Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Bristol, a role he has held since 2014. He has previously served as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) from 2009-14 in which role he held strategic oversight of the University's research and its engagement with society and industry. He is Chair of the Board of the GW4 research alliance with Bath, Exeter and Cardiff Universities; serves on the Board of Bristol Health Partners (the city's academic health sciences collaboration) and is a non-executive director of the University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust. He has chaired the UK National Composites Centre, and served on the Executive Board of the SETsquared Partnership (for enterprise, with the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton & Surrey). He has served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre and is a member of the Board of the 2015 Company delivers the European Green Capital for Bristol in 2015. He has previously served as Dean of the Faculty of Science (2006-9) and Head of the School of Chemistry (2001-6) and as Professor of Structural Chemistry since 1994.