Paul Maropoulos is Professor of Advanced Manufacturing at Queen’s University Belfast, Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre of Northern Ireland and Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Engineering Manufacture. His is the Director of Technology and Strategy Consulting Ltd and an Honorary Fellow of the MTC in recognition of his contribution to UK’s manufacturing.
He served on numerous boards at regional and national levels and led major research and development programmes working with primes and SMEs, with funding from Research Councils and Industry. He directs initiatives to enhance manufacturing innovation and competitiveness and has a strategic input to MTC’s advanced practice to develop supply chain readiness and resilience. He is a member of MATRIX, Northern Ireland’s Science & Industry Panel.