Professor Andrew Levers

Professor Andrew Levers oversees all strategic, research and operational activities of the Digital Innovation Facility and its sister organisation VEC. He has extensive experience building large scale innovation consortium and has worked across the C-Suite in research, SMEs, and multinational companies, delivering a circa of £45million to Innovation Projects.

In his previous roles Andy has been Technical Director of the VEC where he led the award winning LCR4.0 group of programmes and worked closely with academic and industrial partners to deliver a revolutionary BEIS funded project to developing a new architecture for Digital Reactor Design in the energy sector.

Prior to joining the VEC Andy was Technical Director at Survitec Group where he brought in-depth knowledge and understanding of design and manufacturing engineering functions. In 2004 he received the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining Gold Medal for the development and industrialisation of the Age Creep Forming process for the Airbus A380.

Andy has delivered high value and complex engineering projects across Asia and Europe. He brings a unique cross cultural and interdisciplinary perspective to applied innovation.