Dr Siobhán Jordan, Director of Interface since August 2005, established the organisation as a central point of access for industry to collaborate with the world leading knowledge, expertise, specialist facilities and technologies within Scotland’s universities, research institutes and colleges. Informed by the needs of industry she has forged impactful collaborations across all industry sectors.
Siobhán has a wealth of experience in the worlds of business and academia and is a member of Scottish Funding Council’s Research and Knowledge Exchange group, Scotland Can Do Business Innovation Forum, Colleges Innovation Working group, Chemical Sciences Scotland Leadership Group and the Boards of Scottish Institute of Enterprise and Colleges Development Network.
Siobhán holds degrees in Biotechnology and process engineering and a PhD in human genetics. Previous roles have included research team leader at the MRC Human Genetics Unit, University of Edinburgh and managing the application and award processes for the Scottish Proof of Concept Programme.