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Angus Horner

Angus is focused on providing real estate, marketing, collaboration, networking and other support to organizations, people and places inside the UK Knowledge Economy.

  • Director & Shareholder, Harwell Science & Innovation Campus Limited Partnership & associated companies
  • MD & Founder, Prorsus
  • Various other company directorships
  • Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

In 2011 established a consortium that secured a contract to acquire Pfizer’s 3 million square feet Campus in Kent (then Europe’s largest for life sciences R&D).

In 2013 founded what is now the 50% private sector shareholding in the Harwell Campus Partnership, to help UK Government accelerate growth – e.g. from a working population of 4,700 to ultimately over 20,000 people, to generate major GVA impact in the UK economy.

Angus is co-invested at Harwell with Business Partners William Cooper and Gordon Duncan, with whom he has worked for many years, including on the Pfizer project.

He is a firm believer in the power of research and innovation to deliver improved health, economic and social wellbeing.

Angus sits on Harwell’s Cluster Steering Board and on the HealthTec, Space and EnergyTec Boards.

Lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and children.

Other interests: Governor of St Birinus School, Non-Executive Board Director of Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, Director of Didcot First, Trustee of the Be Free Young Carers Charity, various Oxfordshire groups including A34 Safety & Bishop Colin Fletcher’s Strategic Authority Group.  Volunteer with the homeless, Salvation Army, 3 years.

Sport: Surfing 8 countries, previously Sevenoaks Mens Hockey 1st XI & Qualifed Elite Men UK Triathlons.

Press clippings:

Times Higher Education:
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/opinion/uks-industrial-strategy-can-manufacture-new-breed-of-victorians

City AM
http://www.cityam.com/232459/how-major-tim-peakes-historic-spacewalk-can-help-the-uk-defeat-our-stem-skills-gap