Robert Rolley

KTA, Wales

Rob Rolley – Knowledge Transfer Advisor for Wales

Rob is an experienced industrial executive with a proven track record of complex system program management and delivery in the Telecommunications, UK Defence and Security industries, and is now supporting The Knowledge Transfer partnership as a Knowledge Transfer Advisor for Wales.

Over the years he has built and grown collaborative teams and partnerships across multiple sectors and also created and managed value-adding partnerships with academia, large multinationals, SME’s, and Government Departments.

He has a deep and wide technical knowledge, founded on extensive lab design, systems integration, and field experience of radar, radio and digital communication, navigation systems and signal processing. He is passionate about skills in engineering education and promoting engineering.

Rob chairs the Industrial Advisory board at Cardiff University, has facilitated and led many skills and innovation workshops, and is a board director of Technology Connected, helping to promote technology, skills, and manufacturing from Wales.