Gareth Edwards B.Eng, M.Res, C.Eng leads the development of the National Physical Laboratory’s (NPL) Industrial Digitalisation strategy. He leads a talented team who are working hard to forge collaborations across industry, academia and government, using the extraordinary science and engineering undertaken at the NPL to help accelerate the UK manufacturing industry’s growth and competitiveness.

Gareth is also the Vice Chair of the Sensor Innovation Leadership Council (SILC). SILC exists to facilitate and stimulate innovation within the UK sensor and sensor systems supply chain. I work with my colleagues across SILC to create connections between innovators and end users, stimulate discussions that help generate new ideas and create opportunities for sensor businesses to collaborate and grow.