Dr Barbara Ghinelli

Dr Barbara Ghinelli

Barbara oversees the development and management of clusters on the Harwell and Daresbury Campuses. She has been instrumental in establishing a high profile for the Space and the HealthTec Clusters and is leading the development of new clusters including EnergyTec.

Barbara joined STFC in 2010 as Executive Director of Business Development. Successes include her contribution to the creation of ISIC (now Satellite Application Catapult) at Harwell and the High-Performance Computing Centre (Hartree) at Daresbury.

Barbara joined STFC from EADS Astrium (now Airbus DS), where she managed Business Development across Europe for the 3.2 billion Euro joint ESA / EU Earth Observation Programme for Global Monitoring of Environment and Security (now Copernicus) where she secured several large contracts. She graduated in Electronic Engineering at the University of York, completed her PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Radar Imaging at the University of Sheffield and holds a Certificate in Management from the Open University.