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Prof. Sam Turner

Prof. Sam Turner

HVM Catapult Net Zero Champion, HVM Catapult
Professor Sam Turner is the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult's Net Zero Champion and is currently seconded to the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) in Belfast as CEO. Sam joined the HVM Catapult team as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in 2017 from his role as CTO of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC); as CTO he worked across the HVM Catapult centres and stakeholders, including government, to develop manufacturing strategy for the UK. Sam has over 20 years' experience in manufacturing, working in the aerospace, steel, defence, automotive sectors. He chaired the D4I digital industry group, the Through Life Engineering Services (TES) Council and the IMechE Manufacturing Industries Division; Sam also remains part of the Made Smarter strategy implementation group led by Juergen Maier and was part of the review team.