Dr Paul Atherton FREng

Chairman: Nexeon Limited, Phase Focus Limited and Fungi Alert Limite

Dr Paul Atherton is a world-recognised engineering nanotechnologist, inventor, product designer, successful innovator of imaging interferometers and picometre sensors and control devices, and engineering entrepreneur who has created five high-tech businesses. He has had a major role in many more both technically and by raising and investing over £100 million in UK engineering companies. 

He lectures in engineering nanotechnology at the University of Cambridge and Cranfield University, and is Director of the Imperial Venture Mentoring Service. He is Chairman of FungiAlert, Phase Focus, Sussex Place Ventures, a Director of Infinitesima, Co-Founder of Nexeon and was formerly a Governor of London Business School, President of euspen and a Director of Imperial Innovations.