Michael Cuthbert

Centre Director NQCC

Michael Cuthbert joined the National Quantum Computing Centre as its Interim Director in June 2020. He has a background in cryogenics, superconducting materials and solid state physics research before joining Oxford Instruments in 1998. He has held a number of technical and commercial leadership roles with Oxford Instruments over the past 22 years in Japan, the US and the UK, most recently as Head of Quantum Technologies across the Oxford Instruments Group. He is a member of the Institute of Physics and sits on several advisory panels including the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme Strategic Advisory Board.