Professor Lord Bhattacharyya
Chairman and Founder, Warwick Manufacturing Group
For over thirty years Professor Lord Bhattacharyya, founder and Chairman of WMG, has been at the heart of business and has been a powerful advocate for manufacturing. Over that time he has grown WMG into an international group, working in a wide range of sectors, from automotive research to innovations in healthcare.
Professor Lord Bhattacharyya advises many companies and governments on matters of industrial policy and strategy. He has close links with the UK and international governments advising on manufacturing, innovation and technology. He is closely associated with many organisations in countries including China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and South Africa.
He has spoken extensively in the field of manufacturing and has received many international honours and awards plus honorary doctorates from universities around the world.
Professor Lord Bhattacharyya was honoured with a CBE in 1997, awarded a knighthood in 2003 for services to higher education and industry, and was elevated to the Lords in 2004.