Dr Andrew Stewart, Project Funding Manager - IBioIC
Andrew joined IBioIC in July 2015 as Project Funding Manager and is responsible for delivering ambitious targets for securing external funding. Andrew’s background is in research and development and he has over 15 years’ experience in roles in both academia and industry, including over 6 years working for university spin-out companies.
Andrew did his undergraduate degree at the University of Manchester before moving to Scotland for his MSc (St. Andrews) and PhD (Heriot-Watt University). He continued on an academic career path with a postdoctoral position at Cambridge, investigating the use of semiconductor devices as biosensors, before leaving academia to join a spin-out company based in Cork, Ireland. He then joined a Warwick University spin-out company developing high-efficiency solar energy modules for sun-belt countries. Prior to joining IBioIC he was a Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. He is a member of the Institute of Physics and is an alumnus of the Scottish Crucible programme.
Andrew has two young daughters, no free time and drinks a lot of coffee.