Grant Bourhill is the CEO of Surrey Research Park, a major engine of innovation for a community of businesses, from start-ups to multinationals. The Park is home to approximately 170 companies, supports 4500 employees and underpins 10% of the Guildford economy.
Previously, as CEO of Leicester Science Parks, he led and was the driving force behind the creation and delivery of Space Park Leicester, a new £100m+ innovation, research and skills development facility for the Space Sector. Before this, with the Energy Technologies Institute, he led the development and introduction of innovative clean energy products and services primarily for the residential market. He also spent 8 years with Sharp Corporation, bringing several world-first consumer electronic products to market.
Grant holds an MBA from Oxford’s Saïd Business School