Managing Director & CEO, Surrey Research Park. Joined the faculty of University of Surrey in 1977 after completing PHD at University of London. Establishing a successful commercially funded research group and building an industry network he was asked by the Vice Chancellor of the University to plan, develop and run the Surrey Research Park He was a founder Member along with 7 others of UK Science Park Association in 1984, and works as an expert with UNECE and UNESCO advising on the role of Science Parks as instruments for economic development in over 15 countries. In 2006 Dr Parry received an OBE from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, for services to Business and Education.