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Robin Williamson

Commercialisation Manager

Robin joined Ploughshare in October 2019 and brings experience of working in a variety of roles in the defence and security sector since 2001.

A scientist by background, he has worked in the public sector and more recently in the private sector. An experienced business development manager and account manager, he previously worked at BAE Systems and prior to that the Knowledge Transfer Network as Defence and Security lead. Robin has demonstrated experience of research and development exploitation throughout his career, and is well networked in the sector. His key skills are Innovation Management, Intellectual Property Valuation and Technical Project Delivery. Robin is an experienced sales professional with a MSc in Forensic Engineering and Science from Cranfield University, and a Chartered Chemist (CChem) since 2014.

Away from work, Robin is a keen golfer (plays off a handicap of 8) and Table Tennis England qualified table tennis coach. Can also be seen occasionally at Emirates stadium supporting the Arsenal, a family tradition/affliction.