White Rose consortium of the universities of Leeds, Sheffield
and York has appointed its first chief executive, Martin
Doxey, a chartered engineer with experience in both the
public and private sectors. He will work on secondment
from his post at the DTI in the government office for
Yorkshire and the Humber.
consortium, set up in 1997, has won government funds to
develop commercial exploitation of research, support cluster
development in the host cities and region and form industrial
partnerships on particular projects.
further information, see www.wrce.org.uk